Nashawn Breedlove, '8 Mile' Rapper Lotto, Passes Away at 46: A Tribute to his Resilience and Talent

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Nashawn Breedlove, '8 Mile' Rapper Lotto, Passes Away at 46: A Tribute to his Resilience and Talent

Nashawn Breedlove, the rapper best known for his role as Lotto in the 2002 film "8 Mile", has died. He was 46.

A Facebook post by his mother,  Patricia Breedlove, confirmed the news saying, "It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of my beloved son Nashawn Breedlove's passing. Many of you knew him by his alias' Lotto, ox', a name that echoed his resilience and determination. Nashawn was a rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. No one could deny his talent."

There's no word on Breedlove's cause of death.

Rapper Mickey Factz also posted about the news on Instagram, saying, "RIP to one of the few emcees to beat Eminem… Lotto from 8 Mile. Who's friends lovingly called him, OX." He added, "You will be missed for your tenacity and aggressiveness." 

"8 Mile" is a 2002 American drama film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Eminem (whose real name is Marshall Mathers) in the lead role. The movie is loosely based on Eminem's own life and early career as a rapper in Detroit, Michigan.


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