Rapper Enchanting passes away at 26 (Instagram)

The music world is mourning the loss of rising rapper Enchanting, who has passed away at the young age of 26.

The Texas-based artist, born Channing Nicole Larry, was placed on life support and succumbed to her condition shortly thereafter.

On Tuesday, June 11, Enchanting’s sister Kay Jay confirmed the devastating news in a heartfelt post on X (formerly Twitter).

She shared a touching photo of herself with Enchanting, accompanied by the simple yet profound caption, “I love you girl 💔.”

Fellow artist CJ Kasino also took to Instagram to express his grief, confirming Enchanting’s passing with an emotional tribute.

The tragic series of events began on Monday night, June 10, when numerous blogs reported that Enchanting had been admitted to the intensive care unit of a local hospital.

Details about her condition were scarce, but social media posts from family members indicated that she was on life support.

Despite earlier false reports of her death, Kay Jay clarified the situation with a passionate plea on X: “Enchanting Is NOT DEAD!!! Please Jus Keep Praying & Ignore The Mf Tryna Tell Someone Else’s Story!!!!”

Enchanting’s journey in the music industry began eight years ago with her debut mixtape, Love & Drugs.

Her unique sound, which she described as “Trap N Blues,” caught the attention of fans and industry insiders alike.

In 2020, she was signed to Gucci Mane‘s 1017 label, a significant milestone in her career.

She credited producer J. White Did It for facilitating the introduction to Gucci Mane, which changed the trajectory of her career.

“I had to get comfortable with my voice,” Enchanting once said about discovering her style.

“Staying in the studio and constantly recording, it helps me find the style I can be good at.” She added, “Other people can relate to the things I say. I might help somebody through any situation, they can listen to me and find peace.”

Her most recent project, No Luv, was released via 1017 in 2022.

More recently, she contributed the song “He Can’t Reach” to the soundtrack of HBO’s Rap Sh!t Season 2, released through Issa Rae‘s Raedio imprint.

Enchanting also made an appearance on her late friend Big Scarr’s posthumous album, The Secret Weapon, which dropped a few months after his passing from a drug overdose.

The Shade Room confirmed the news of Enchanting’s passing through a direct conversation with her management team.

According to her team, Enchanting died from a reported overdose.

She had been in critical condition before passing away, and her management revealed that she had been struggling with withdrawals in recent days.

“She came to my house the last four days to get clean. She tried her best, and I did everything I could to help her, she tried,” a representative from her team shared.

Gucci Mane took to Instagram to mourn the passing of Enchanting writing, “So sad to have to say R.I.P to such a great young lady a true star we gone all miss you Chant @luvenchanting 😢 💔”

See his original post below.

See other tributes below.

As the music community and fans process this heartbreaking loss, Enchanting’s legacy lives on through her music.

Her voice, filled with raw emotion and relatable experiences, will continue to resonate with listeners.

Rest in peace, Enchanting. Your talent and spirit will be missed.

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