Heartbroken fans of the Atlanta rapper Archie Eversole took to social media to express their feelings about his legacy following news of his passing.
Eversall has died at the age of 37, according to reports. The cause of his death is currently unknown.
Eversole is a German-born American best known for the single We Ready, which became the unofficial theme song of the Atlanta United MLS club due to its popularity.
Eversole eventually composed the single United We Conquer, which became the team’s official theme song. The rapper’s Twitter and Instagram avatars are selfies of him in a United jersey, showing his love for the team.
“He was a great and caring man. He was really genuine and loved everyone,” Eversall’s nephew, Jordan Hughley, told The Sun.
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Some fans then tweeted their condolences as news began to spread. Hours after news of the rapper’s death broke, RIP Archie became a trending topic on the site.
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“RIP Archie Eversole. Died too soon, God. We’re ready to play in the stadium forever, King,” one fan wrote.
Another added: “Take a break Archie Eversole. You’re a real person and as a little kid I took me on a tour of the A and it’s something I’ll never forget.”
“RIP @archieeversole. Absolute people…” another fan wrote.
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Also paying tribute to the late star was NFL quarterback Robert Lee Griffin III, who wrote: “The man who dedicated us to the greatest game day anthem of all time, we’re ready, has passed away. , at the age of 37. RIP Archie Eversole. Prayers to his family and loved ones.”
Atlanta Falcons creative director Larry Luk added: “Rest in peace Archie Eversole. We Ready has been the soundtrack to my evenings, weekends and ATL UTD game days for years, and was the soundtrack to my son before his first Five Stripes game. First song he played MBS. His presence had a huge impact on our city/culture. Condolences to his family.”
Atlanta United’s official supporter group Terminus Legion also issued a statement on their official Twitter account, along with a picture of Eversole.
“This one hurts, family. A lot. Whether it’s being at the tailgate, his continued presence at the game, or manning the capo stage, few Atlanta hip-hop stars have worked hard to embrace #ATLUTD like Archie.
“#RestInPower King. We’ll be ready.
Fans also shared a photo of them posing with Eversole at an Atlanta United game: “RIP @archieeversole is always so kind and always has a smile on his face. Sports fans around the world will be singing your national anthems for years to come, But it will always mean something special for #ATLUTD fans,” one fan wrote.
“As you keep telling me, ‘This is our (ATL) song! “
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Another shared a video of Eversole leading supporters in a parade before the game in 2018. “This guy is so nice and so natural. Even follow me here,” the fan wrote.
No hip hop star accepts all the representation of #atlutd and clubs like @archieeversole did. Huge loss of @ATLUTD culture. Left too soon. #somosatlanta #UniteAndConquer,” another shared.
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