KJ Balla Wiki – Biography
KJ Balla is known for his two singles, “Switch the Game” and “Strangers.” Each song has been streamed on Spotify over 80,000 times. Heavy reached out to the NYPD as well as From Nothing Records for confirmation but did not immediately hear back. In 2017, KJ Balla came out with a music video for his song “Cookin’ Up” and it has garnered over 1.7 million views on YouTube.
KJ Balla Age
KJ Balla was 23 years old at the time of death.
Cause of Death
He died on Monday May 18, 2020, at the age of 23, by Kollage Kidd a popular social media channel. Yet officials have not confirmed the death of KJ Balla, rapper KJ Balla had been shot and killed.
Rapper J.I. posted a tribute to KJ Balla on Instagram. He wrote, “Damnn Makk. we first chopped it up in 2018. Showed me mad love and this was before shit had taken off for me. I remember I was trynna put you on ‘Love Won’t Change’ before I had dropped it.”
KJ Balla’s friend and fellow From Nothing Records artist Deezy Mula posted to his Instagram Story a photo of the two together with the caption “I love you, bro, forever [KJ Balla].”
Another friend, Yeye Kelly, posted on Facebook, “MY F**KING GUY MY HEART HURTIN RN. He also posted a shared a photo of himself and KJ Balla saying “I LOVE YOU TO DEATH BRO.”
Rapper Elz Tay wrote on Facebook, “We really came from a long way dancing on the L train for money now we getting real money Rest in Peace Brother.” He also posted an image of himself and Balla together:
After Kollege Kidd posted the news of KJ Balla’s apparent death, fans flooded the rapper’s Instagram page with their tributes.
The last time Balla posted to his Instagram feed was on April 22. He was promoting his new song with Jay Gwuapo titled “Back to Back.” Because it was the rapper’s last post, fans flooded the comment section early Monday morning. The above Instagram post has over 60,000 comments with countless fans writing “RIP.” One user wrote, “This just not fair.” Another said, “Bro, please tell me it’s not true.” A fan wrote, “You were just getting started why did you have to leave us so soon.”
After KJ Balla’s apparent death was shared on social media, Twitter users posted tributes to the Brooklyn rapper. One user posted:
They said, “r.i.p to balla so sad seeing all these young artists pass away condolences to his friends and family.”
Another user said, “I come back from making beats, and Balla and Hana Kimura die. Real crazy shit 2020 a cold one. Can’t really have words or emotion to put. RIP.”
Another user wrote, “damn, I remember when balla was k Smoove, used to get lite, always watched his battles on YouTube, this s**t sad asf smh.”
One user wrote, “R.I.P to that man KJ Balla s**ts crazy I was just listening to him earlier the good die young smfh.”