New Orleans bounce music legend 5th Ward Webbie has died at the age of 42. Sources close to the bounce rapper have reported that he died from complications from a heart attack he suffered this week. Our prayers our with the family and the entire New Orleans Bounce scene, RIP.
Below is a segment of 5th Ward Webbie performing his hit single “Let Me Find Out”
“NEW ORLEANS — 5th Ward Weebie, a rapper, actor and record producer who brought New Orleans bounce to the world, has died.
One of 5th Ward Weebie’s representatives confirmed his death to WWL-TV Thursday. He was 42 years old.
According to New Orleans rapper P Town Moe, Weebie died of complications after having a heart attack.”