Lil Durk’s brother OTF DThang dies aged 32 in fatal shooting outside Chicago nightclub

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Lil Durk’s brother OTF DThang dies aged 32 in fatal shooting outside Chicago nightclub

  • Rapper’s autopsy is pending
  • Witnesses said rap artist died immediately after shooting
  • A number of people have expressed their condolences after the tragic incident

Lil Durk’s brother and fellow rapper OTF DThang has died aged 32 in a deadly shooting in Chicago.

OTF DThang, whose real name is Dontay Banks Jr. was found dead in the aftermath of the South Loomis Boulevard shooting, with an autopsy pending, authorities in Cook County, Illinois, said. TMZ Sunday.

Witnesses saw the shooting, which took place outside a nightclub, the outlet reported, citing that OTF DThang had died in the immediate aftermath of the shooting.

Breaking news: The brother of Lil Durk and fellow rapper OTF DThang has died aged 32 in a deadly shooting in Chicago

After the tragic incident, a number of people have expressed their condolences.

Producer Murda Beatz wrote, ‘RIP DThang’, using emojis of a heart and hands in prayer.

Chicago-based producer DJ L Beats said on Instagram Stories that OTF had ‘pled for’ [him] and [his] sound when most didn’t,” expressing his gratitude for his friendship and help.

“In this industry you have few people who embrace young artists, producers, writers etc. and give them an equal opportunity with their camp, but you were one of those rare men who did. I have always appreciated your support and the power studio convos king.”

Details: OTF DThang, whose real name is Dontay Banks Jr.  was found dead in the aftermath of the South Loomis Boulevard shooting, with an autopsy pending

Details: OTF DThang, whose real name is Dontay Banks Jr. was found dead in the aftermath of the South Loomis Boulevard shooting, with an autopsy pending

A number of people have expressed their condolences in the wake of the tragic incident

A number of people have expressed their condolences in the wake of the tragic incident

The emerging hitmaker, who has had singles like Should've Ducked and Still Trappin', has collaborated with other musical stars such as Future and Kevin Gates

The emerging hitmaker, who has had singles like Should’ve Ducked and Still Trappin’, has collaborated with other musical stars such as Future and Kevin Gates

Lil Durk, 28, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, has lost a number of friends and confidants in recent years, including producer Turn Me Up Josh last week, and fellow rapper King Von during a shooting in Atlanta last November.

The up-and-coming hitmaker, who has had singles like Should’ve Ducked and Still Trappin’, has collaborated with other musical stars such as Future and Kevin Gates.

Lil Durk’s manager Ola Ali last month told the Chicago Tribune that the artist worked hard during the pandemic shutdown and stopped touring last year.

“It allowed Durk to focus on the music while everyone else focused on everything else,” said Ali, who met Durk through OTF DThang, according to the paper.

Troubled times: Lil Durk, 28, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, was tricked in Atlanta last week

Troubled times: Lil Durk, 28, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, was tricked in Atlanta last week

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