We Ready rapper Archie Eversole dies aged 37
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 14
Rapper Archie Eversole dies aged 37 (Picture: Instagram)

Rapper Archie Eversole has died at the age of 37.

The musician, best known for his song, We Ready, died on April 3.

Sources close to his loved ones told Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9FM of his death yesterday, with his loved ones later confirming their loss to .

His cause of death has not been revealed.

Fans and famous faces shared condolences to the late star on social media after the news broke.

NFL pro Robert Griffin III led tributes on Twitter, remembering his music over the years.

‘The man who gave us We Ready, the greatest Game Day anthem ever, has passed away at 37 years old,’ he tweeted.

‘Rest In Peace Archie Eversole. Prayers up to his family and loved ones.’

‘RIP. Game day anthem, work out jam, get my daughters ready for school hype song…song always got me pumped,’ a fan remembered.

‘Man, RIP… this song will live forever,’ another said.

Tributes emerged on social media following the sad news (Picture: Instagram)

‘The ultimate hype song…manifested in so many different moments with so many different athletes,’ a follower added. ‘RIP.’

Eversole recorded his debut album when he was just 17 years old, releasing Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style in 2002.

The gold-selling record became an instant hit, including We Ready – his hugely popular track with Bubba Sparxxx.

The song became so huge with athletes that it became an unofficial anthem, and was later used in an advert for the NFL.

In 2018, Eversole – who resided in Georgia – was also chosen to pen the theme for his beloved MLS side Atlanta United.

Addressing his death in a heartfelt statement, the club added: ‘We are heartbroken to hear of the tragic passing of Archie Eversole. 

‘A staple in the Atlanta hip-hop scene, Archie adopted Atlanta United before our first season and continued to be one of our club’s most fervent supporters. 

‘In addition to his decorated musical career, his voice will long live in our supporters’ minds as We Ready billows through the speakers for kick-off at Atlanta United matches.

‘Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.’