Mel Carter, manager of Yo Gotti, has passed away. Yo Gotti shared the news on social media early this morning, later writing a touching tribute to his friend and colleague on Instagram.
“When I Met You I Told Ion really like Rappers, They Change up To Much,” he continued. “I only Rock Wit A Few FrFr.. And Only Person I Wanted To Work Wit Dat I Haven’t Was Kanye… It May Took A While But You Took Me To His Door Step 💯 Nah Literally … To His House.”
You Helped Me! You Dedicated Ur Life To My Vision, To My DREAM , You Finally Got Me To Leave To Country & Go To UK, Dubai To See Da World, We Made Millions In Such A Short Time! They Told Us We Needed A Big Feature To Get A No.1 Record , They Told Us We Will Never Do Shows In Vegas Cause I Was Too Gangsta .. We Luv To Hear Them Say What We Couldn't Do, So We Went Got Our 1st No.1 RECORD #Solo 💯 We Went Got A Residency In VEGAS 💯 We signed Artist They Asked us Y We Sign Them.. Then We Got Them 🔥🔥🔥 Every Idea, Every Plan , Every Move I wanted To Make You Was Ready To Roll.. You My Nigga Dawg We Suppose To Be In Curaçao island RITE NOW… We Luv you Mel 💔 #CMG P.s You Kept Tellin Me We Gotta Put #CM9 Out This Yr….ok #RestUpMel
While the reasons for Carter’s passing have not been revealed, it seems that he had a strong impact on many people within the hip-hop industry. Condolences also came from fellow rappers such as T.I., French Montana, 2 Chainz, and Mike Will.