New Orleans Bounce Rapper 5th Ward Weebie Dies

New Orleans Bounce Rapper 5th Ward Weebie Dies

It is a sad day for fans of bounce music. New Orleans-bred rapper, Jerome “5th Ward Weebie” Cosey, reportedly died yesterday (1/9/20). To fans of the bounce sound, he is best known for songs like “F*** Katrina” and “Let Me Find Out.” But others were introduced to him by his cameo on Drake‘s “In My Feelings.”

Sources say that Weebie had surgery for a ruptured artery, and died of complications while still in the hospital. P-Town Moe, a close friend of the rapper’s, spoke on his health issues on social media.

Celebrities like Big Freedia, Mannie Fresh, and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell mourned him with social media tributes.


5th Ward Weebie was 42-years-old at the time of his death.

His family, friends, and fans are in our thoughts and prayers.

Written by Miata Shanay

Authored by: Miata Shanay