ATLANTA rapper Archie Eversole has reportedly passed away at the age of 37, family sources confirm.
Eversole’s cause of death is currently unknown.
Eversole, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, was best known for his hit song “We Ready” and gold-certified album “Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style.”
We Ready became the unofficial theme song for the Atlanta United MLS club due to its popularity.
Eversole eventually created the single United We Conquer, which became the team’s official theme song. The rapper’s Twitter and Instagram Avatars are selfies of him in United jerseys, showing his love for the team.
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Eversole’s nephew Jordan Hughley confirmed his death while speaking to The Sun.
“He was a great and loving man,” Hughley said.
“He was one of a kind and now he’s reunited with his father,” wrote David and Shannon Eversole.
“Archie, your song will forever echo that of the stadium [sic] around the globe and will be one of the most memorable sports team intros of all time. Rest in peace, for much love.”
“He was really genuine and loved everyone.”
RIP Archie was trending on Twitter hours after the news of the rapper’s death.
A viral clip The revival of a football team singing We Ready in a locker room cements the song’s iconic status in the sport.
“Rest in peace@archieeversole. Absolute man of the people…” tweeted one fan.
“RIP Archie. You always kept a young brother motivated. We are forever ready to be ready,” wrote another.
“Call the people around you just to say hello and that you love them. Or hug her because you never know what life throws at you,” wrote one Atlanta United fan.
“Our ATLUTD community is suffering today and it is near for me.”
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18260363/atlanta-rapper-archie-eversole-dead-news/ Archie Eversole ‘death notice’ – Atlanta rapper behind sports anthem We Ready ‘dies away aged 37’ as tributes arrive