Rapper Shawty Lo -- famous for "Dey Know" -- died early Wednesday morning in a car crash.
The 40-year-old was driving a 2016 Audi in Atlanta when the vehicle struck 2 trees. He was reportedly ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Just hours before he posted videos of himself in an ATL strip club.
In 2008, he snagged Rookie of the Year BET Award.
He also founded the group, D4L ... famous for "Laffy Taffy."
He leaves behind 11 kids and 10 baby mamas.