Superstar Pride has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 40-year-old man.
Superstar Pride is being held without bond at the Panola County Detention Center in connection with a shooting that killed 40-year-old Marcus Wheatley, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at a home in Panola County, about two and a half hours north of Jackson, on Wednesday afternoon.
At the scene, authorities found 40-year-old Marcus Wheatley dead from gunshot wounds.
During their investigation, Panola County officials identified Pride as the suspect.
After an arrest warrant was issued, Chief Deputy Reginald Lantern said family members of the suspect contacted him.
The family members informed him that Pride wanted to surrender.
Pride was charged with first-degree murder and booked at the Panola County Detention Center.
Who is Superstar Pride, Cadarrius Pride?
Superstar Pride ( born March 15, 2002is an American rapper and songwriter. His single “Painting Pictures” reached number 25 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Superstar Pride, real name Cadarrius Pride has had an interest in music since a young age and grew up rapping while he was in college.
He later rose to stardom after he released his hit single “Painting Pictures”, which went viral on TikTok.
The song was taken down by major platforms temporarily due to a copyrighted sample but the issue was resolved.