On Tuesday, it was unfortunately revealed that Nashawn Breedlove, who appeared in the classic 2002 “8 Mile” film, passed away on September 24. Furthermore, Breedlove reportedly passed away while in his sleep, at his New Jersey home. This was confirmed by one of his family members, to TMZ. The official cause of death has yet to be revealed. The announcement of Breedlove’s passing after rapper Mickey Factz initially broke the news of it.
Breedlove also portrayed “Lotto” in the film 8 Mile. Many people know him for his rap battle with B-Rabbit, the persona of Eminem. Even though Lotto and the other men in Detroit who attacked him days before the battle rap showcase he was in, B-Rabbit went on to handily out-rap everyone else there. Although Lotto had several impressive bars, B-Rabbit ultimately won. One of the most recognizable movies of the 2000s is also thought to be 8 Mile.
Prior to debuting on 8 Mile, Breedlove was also an artist. OX was his stage name. He even appeared on the soundtrack for “The Wash” in 2001, which starred Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.
“8 Mile” actor Nashawn Breedlove passes away at 46