Wytony Dillon aka Big Wy, the CEO/Rapper/Legend of Inglewood, reportedly passed away. Let’s see how did the rapper die and his cause of death in detail.
How did Big Wy die?
Big Wy, a rapper from Inglewood, California has passed away suddenly. He was a member of the rap groups The Relativez and Young Soldierz.
Big Wy died as a result of an unidentified medical condition that kept him in the hospital for the previous few weeks, according to reports.
Bossman RW reported this sad news on social media, saying,
Damn RIP OYG “BIG WY” a real pioneer in LA county & became worldwide. Laid a foundation down for This Gangsterism that most niggas still abide by. You fought a good fight Damu, until we meet again May your legacy will live on. #TheRelativez #RipRedRag #BigWy #BangnOnWax
Damn I’m fucked up. Lost one of my mentors today. The person that introduced me to @tydollasign & @YG and got my rap shit poppin. I’m forever grateful for everything you taught me about this industry and these streets. Gonna keep doin this shit for you big homie. RIP @BIGWY… pic.twitter.com/F7RE5Ej4iw
— STRO (@YoungMaestro) June 2, 2023
Who was Big Wy?
Rapper Wytony Dillon, better known by his stage name Big Wy, was born in Inglewood, California, on December 30, 1973.
As a member of Bloods & Crips, Wy (then known as Red Rag) made his musical debut in 1993 with the release of the album Bangin’ on Wax.
He founded the band Young Soldierz while he was still a member, and the group’s 1994 self-titled album was their first commercial success.
Wy later joined the Bloods-formed Damu Ridas, and the two of them collaborated on the 1999 album How Deep Is Your Hood.
Big Wy and Suga Buga, a former member of the Young Soldierz, created the duo The Relativez following the disintegration of the Bloods & Crips and its associated ventures. Three albums by The Relativez were released between 2000 and 2007.
Big Wy rose to notoriety after creating the group Cali Swag District in 2010, which earned international success with their hit “Teach Me How to Dougie” the same year.
BigWy cause of death:
BigWy, a well-known rapper from the west coast and Inglewood rap legend BigWy, passed away from an unknown medical condition.
Skipp Townsend also reported this sad news saying, “Big Wy, Skipp Townsend and Squeak Ru.. Rest well, my “Young Soldier.” An intelligent and very talented brother. He was a comedian with jokes that could last all day.. He changed the culture with his music, and his voice stays with us forever..”
Tributes flooded social media after his demise news broke out.
Tributes to Big Wy:
Rest In Paradise @BIGWY
such a shock to hear one of my favourites has passed on, B.I.P ⚘
Skipp Townsend posted,
A very talented brother held on and fought for life and he finally passed away this afternoon. Big Wy is a wise man, a talented man but also an extremely funny man (he had jokes). I pray that God is pleased with our brother.
Rest well Big Wy
Dewond Louis posted,
I remember meeting Big Wy for the first time and we did this video and he Introduced Cali Swagg District to the world it was ALL Inglewood Love , Bro definitely showed me love everytime I seen him and everyone knows he was and is HUGE in INGLEWOOD and even outside of that, so I definitely send my condolences and prayers to his family and love ones . Rest In Peace to a Real One Big Wy Inglewood Salute.
LoKeys InkWorks posted,
I didn’t know #BigWy much but I did get the opportunity to meet him while doing some shadow work with my brother Jay Betts a few years back as well as the music we air on The Slump Zone. We celebrated his birthday with him and caught content as well as the performance treat where it was a GREAT VIBES smiles and joy. May his family and friends find peace in this circumstance!
“WE Started the WOOP”
God bless you fam
Lamont Roccsolid Kellum posted,
Damn we lost a real good solid person in flesh today @bigwy.media appreciate everything you laced a nigga with to his family rest well DAMU
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