St. Louis rapper Tega
, of the group Da Camp
, died last week from injuries suffered in a May 16 shooting in Wellston, reports
The 25 year-old (given name Ortega Devon Henderson
), died on Wednesday May 27 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Da Camp is best known for their affiliations with Nelly
's crew the St. Lunatics
and have been featured on tracks with Murphy Lee
, including Murph's single "Donkey N Da Back
Da Camp had released several mixtapes and had plans for a full-length, debut album.
had a criminal record that included two drug charges, felony tampering
with a motor vehicle, and felony unlawful use of a weapon.
quotes Blu Bolden from Nelly and the St. Lunatics record label Derrty
Entertainment as saying, "He was an aspiring rapper, a really talented
guy. He was trying to do his artistry and get out of the streets."