The brother of Atlanta rapper Archie Eversole was charged with his murder, DeKalb County, Ga. police confirmed to Channel 2 Action News.
Eversole, 37, was shot on March 25 on Golf Vista Circle. Police initially responded to a 911 call about the shooting at a Chevron gas station on Snapfinger Woods Drive. They arrived to find Eversole suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was transported to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries on April 3.
DeKalb County police arrested Kraus and charged him with murder. He was initially charged with aggravated assault, but his charges were upgraded after Eversole died.
Eversole’s family did not announce his death until April 13 on social media. The announcement left fans shocked and confused.
Eversole is best known for his 2002 hit song “We Ready” ft. Bubba Sparxxx, which is still played in sports arenas around the country and in sports advertisements.
Report: ATL Rapper Archie Eversole ‘We Ready’ Passed Away At 37 https://t.co/7qXx7C8Ubi
— MajicATL (@majicatl) April 13, 2022
Eversole enthusiastically embraced the Atlanta United soccer team. In 2018, he released “United We Conquer,” a theme for the Atlanta United.
“rip… archie eversole, an energetic rapper who crafted a song and anthem which will outlive and still be wholly southern and atlanta.”