Rapper Younger Curt, whose actual title was Curtis Denton, died in a automotive crash on Monday morning, in line with the Contra Costa County coroner’s report. He was 27.
Officers arrived on the crash scene on Byron Freeway, simply north of Holey Street in Contra Costa County at 2 a.m. native time. Investigators reported that they discovered Curt mendacity on the bottom outdoors of his 2019 Dodge Charger. They don’t imagine he was sporting a seatbelt on the time of the rollover crash.
“Officers known as in medical assist from East Contra Costa Fireplace, which landed a medical helicopter on the scene to move the sufferer to a close-by hospital,” the California Freeway Patrol reported. They stated that Curt was instantly pronounced lifeless after arriving to the close by hospital.
The CHP stated in a information launch that Curt was dashing down Byron Freeway south of Brentwood when he apparently misplaced management of his automotive round a bend. “Because the automotive sped into an embankment, it flipped a number of occasions. Denton was thrown from the car via the sunroof and onto the filth shoulder.”
Curt’s car was wrecked by the point authorities reached the scene, in line with the CHP. His Dodger Charger was lacking elements of its roof, entrance bumper, and a few wheels when the tow truck arrived to take away it from the scene of the crash.
Particulars of what led as much as the deadly crash stay below investigation. Contra Costa CHP encourages any witnesses to contact them at (925) 646-4980.
In keeping with the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA), “about 95% of rollover accidents involving one car are attributable to ‘tripping.’ This happens when a car strikes a curb or guardrail and flips over. It could actually additionally occur when a car slides off the roadway into comfortable soil and the driving force makes an attempt to show again onto the street too shortly.”
Younger Curt was an Rising Identify within the West Coast Rap Scene
Curt not solely launched new music this previous yr, however with hit songs like “B.A.Y.,” and his 2009 hit, “No B****,” which made a resurgence in recognition currently on account of a TikTok problem, he appeared simply on the verge of much more success in his profession.
Throughout an episode of the New York Instances‘ “Popcast,” Curt’s rapping type was praised by The Fader‘s senior editor, Ben Dandridge-Lemco.
Dandridge-Lemco stated, “I’m going to say one other title that I’m optimistic hasn’t been stated on a podcast: Younger Curt. I assume it was through the hyphy motion and through the post-hyphy motion. He was placing all his music on MySpace. That’s the place this entire sound comes from.”
Kehlani & Fellow Rappers Paid Tribute to Curt on Twitter
RIP Younger Curt 🙏🏼
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) June 29, 2020
Twitter stuffed with heartfelt tribute messages to Curt from fellow rappers and followers on Monday. Rapper Pok Chop tweeted, “Rattling. RIP Younger Curt. Lot of yall dont know this however I recorded my first track at bros studio. On the mic issues could have gotten sticky. However our careers all the time fueled every others. The 925 is large however everybody is aware of everyone. We an enormous household. And we misplaced an OG right now. Relaxation up legend.”
Relaxation In Peace Younger Curt, a pillar within the Bay Space rap scene… Sending our condolences to his family members 🖤🙏 pic.twitter.com/sN6sN8f2dM
— EMPIRE (@EMPIRE) June 29, 2020
RIP YOUNG CURT ! A Bay Space Pioneer who by no means obtained his credit score . He influenced slang & manufacturing from the bay all the way in which all the way down to LA artists who obtained on the wave
— GUAPDAD 4000 (@guapdad4000) June 29, 2020
Relaxation In Peace to Younger Curt a Bay Space legend 🙏🏾
— in poor health yaya (@kamaiyah) June 29, 2020
Haven’t seen any information articles however I hope this younger curt shit not actual I’m actually carried out wit 2020 on gawd
— BA$HMOP OBAMA (@Okay00LJ0HN) June 29, 2020
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