The Police NewsNew Orleans, La.
Rapper Young Greatness, who moved to Houston after Katrina, shot and killed in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (KTRK) -- A rapper who moved to Houston after Hurricane Katrina was shot and killed outside a Waffle House in his hometown of New Orleans on Monday.
According to The Times-Picayune, the rapper has been identified as Young Greatness. The 34-year-old's real name is Theodore Jones.
The New Orleans Police Department said the shooting was reported at 1:35 a.m. in the parking lot of the restaurant located in the 2900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue.
Jones died at the scene.
The Times-Picayune reports that Jones' mother told WDSU that her son was in New Orleans for a funeral and was on FaceTime with his manager when shots were fired.
He's best known for the 2015 song "Moolah," which featured Atlanta rapper Jazze Pha. The song also reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The music video was set in New Orleans.