RT @expressceleb: BREAKING: Rapper Ty dies aged 47 after coronavirus battle

Ty Chijioke dead: Rapper dies aged 47 after coronavirus battleTy Chijioke dead: Rapper dies aged 47 after coronavirus battle (Image: PA)

Rapper Ty, born Ben Chijioke, has died after being hospitalised with coronavirus complications, various publications report. Back in April, a fundraiser said the rapper was “admitted into the hospital with medical complications related to Covid-19.”

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They added he was put “in a medically induced coma to temporarily sedate to help his body receive the appropriate treatment”.

A following update said the rapper had moved out of the intensive care unit and onto a ward while continuing to recovery.

Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Ty for comment.

Broadcaster Jasmine Dotiwala confirmed the news of Ty's death on social media this evening in a

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