Up And Coming Rapper Killed Inside Atlanta Studio 

A former protege of deceased Atlanta rap artist, Bankroll Fresh, was also killed in an Atlanta studio shootout this past week.

His family said the up-and-coming artist, whose real name was Jerome Blake, was in the wrong place and was not a specific target when men with guns came into Headquarters Studio and began shooting. 

Brother Dontavous of Jerome Blake said witnesses told him it was a robbery. He said Jerome came out of a booth and explained he had nothing of value on him. 

Some witnesses have given a different explanation, saying an argument instigated the shooting.

The family described Jerome as loving, and a musician who did not pack a pistol. They said he was on his way to “making it” with a rap video and a few appearances at area clubs.

Bankroll Fresh (L) and Jerome Blake (R) Photo: WSBTV

According to WSBTV News (Atlanta) Blake was the childhood friends with beloved Atlanta rapper, Bankroll Fresh, who was also killed following a confrontation outside of an Atlanta area studio

Devastated friends and family of the aspiring young rapper held a vigil for Blake in Atlanta honoring his life. He was 28 years old. 

Rapper Bankroll Fresh Murdered At Atlanta Studio

Condolences are in order for Atlanta rapper Trentavious White, AKA Bankroll Fresh, who was murdered in Atlanta. 


Door glass shot out of Street Execs after rapper Bankroll Fresh shot and killed at recording studios.

According to All Hip Hop:

Bankroll Fresh, a rap talent on the rise, was murdered Friday night, several sources have reported.

The incident happened at Street Execs Studio in northeast Atlanta.

According to 11Alive, an area new station, there were about 50 shell casings on the ground outside the studio.

A number of acts recorded there including 2 Chainz, Cap 1, Skooly, Travis Porter , Young Dolph and Bankroll Fresh.

Details are skant, but several notable artists have sent their condolences, as they began to confirm the death of Bankroll Fresh.

According to 11Alive, the studio has been met with a rash of criminal activity, including shootings and assaults.

Atlanta rapper 2 Chains sent his condolences via social media: