Former Cash Money Records' artist Magnolia Shorty was recently shot and killed in New Orleans.
While details are sketchy sources told AllHipHop.com that Magnolia Shorty was shot at least 26 times in her New Orleans neighborhood.
She was given her rap name by late rapper Magnolia Slim, who also hailed from the notorious Magnolia housing projects.
She was also discovered by Brian "Birdman" Willis.
Magnolia Shorty was also the second female artist to sign with Cash Money Records.
Just months before her death, Magnolia Shorty was a featured artist at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.
"I wanted to be a rapper. I've been rapping since I was 12 years old," Magnolia Shorty told Spinner.com. "I was working on mix tapes and my verse while rapping at block parties. I eventually got introduced to Cash Money Records and we just went from there."