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Rapper Brax passes away at 21

On Thursday (Nov. 5), her mother shared the heartbreaking news on social media.

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Rapper and social media influencer Brax passed away. She was only 21 years old.

On Thursday (Nov. 5), Letricia Loftin Russell, the rapper’s mother, revealed the news on social media. She shared a tribute video collage to her Instagram account with photos of her daughter when was a young girl and an adult.

“Our angel, Braxton Blue.B Baker has ascended,” she captioned the post. “At the time of her ascendance, she laid in sacred form. There were no scratches, there were no bruises. Her internal and external being was completely pure. It was a spiritual release. God retrieved the angel He loaned us.”

She continued, “Braxton was in spiritual retreat, carefully crafting and curating her art. She has since dedicated her art to humanity and healing, composing two albums and three novels. Most recently she was in the process of forming her brand merging her loves for fashion, and the work of Black queer revolutionary womxn.”

Brax, born Braxton Baker, was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1998. She quickly made a name for herself after dropping her 2017 debut mixtape, VERSE(atility), which included tracks such as “Lil Bitch” and “Don’t Deny.”

Russell said her daughter knew that God was working through her as a vessel. “She knew that her brilliance and art would be shared with the world in God’s timing,” she wrote. “This is just the beginning, our whole beings are dedicated to sharing her sacred art with the world.”

“Braxton emphasized, ‘I’m just delivering God’s message. I’m here and it’s all beyond me. My purpose is way way far greater than me,’” her mother concluded.

Brax’s cause of death has not yet been revealed. The REVOLT team would like to send our prayers and condolences to her family and friends. Check out her mother's beautiful tribute video below.

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