Young Thug and Future’s Long-Time Engineer Seth Firkins Passed Away

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He will be missed

Atlanta rap scene fixture and Future’s personal engineer Seth Firkins passed away earlier this week. He was 36 years old.

The news of his death sent a shockwave through the tight-knit world of Atlanta rap, with many stars hopping on Instagram to publicly grieve the loss of their friend. Future wrote a heartfelt tribute to Firkins underneath a photo of the pair working in the studio.

“I always gave racism a cold shoulder because my real brother Is a white guy by the name of Seth Firkins,” he began. “I got a call saying u died in your sleep? First thing came to my mind is, why are you sleep at 5am? That’s when we record our best shit & I tell u ‘don’t’ fall asleep we got more work to do.. but somethin told me I should’ve been at home recording for some reason. I was saying this in my head, then bad news beat me home! I love u beyond this post, I will cherish u forever big bro, I just wish u would’ve text me & told me u was going to sleep and i wasn’t going to be able to wake u up this time…the family will miss u 1000%!! No kap in my game kid, rest well my brother. Rest well.”

Mike Will Made It joined in the wave of tributes, sharing his own picture of Firkins and hoping that Firkins is at peace.

“Naw Fr, and you can never be replaced big dog, 1 of a kind fr, REST EASY OG, LOVE! RIP @sethfirkins,” he wrote.

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Source: Instagram @mikewillmadeit

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