Up and Comer Hella Sketchy Dead at 18
Hella Sketch, a SoundCloud rapper with a significant YouTube presence, has passed away at the young age of 18.
His father announced the death on Twitter and explained that his son had ODed two weeks ago and fell into what turned out to be a fatal coma.
Part 1 #ripsketchy #ripjacob #riplittlebuddy You are not supposed to go before your father or grandfather. That’s not supposed to happen. That’s not how this works. We have no words.— Erik Thureson #filmcrew (@erikthureson) June 27, 2019
We are so sad to share that Jacob Tyler Thureson passed away on June 27,2019 at 5:11 am pic.twitter.com/r1cD28J7Ps
Part 2 #ripsketchy #ripjacob #riplittlebuddy Jacob was found unresponsive on June 13th from an apparent drug overdose. He was revived and brought to the ER where he’s been in a coma for 14 days.— Erik Thureson #filmcrew (@erikthureson) June 27, 2019
Never in a million years would I have imagined that it would end like this. pic.twitter.com/1Y1tFs1SO3
Part 3 #ripsketchy #ripjacob #riplittlebuddy The opioid epidemic does not discriminate. The conversation regarding drugs, depression, mental illness, social media, needs to be happening more openly without judgment and stigma.— Erik Thureson #filmcrew (@erikthureson) June 27, 2019
Jacob’s life was not and will not be in vain. pic.twitter.com/yy3Q6sbhtO