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Son of Christian Artist TobyMac Dies at 21 in Nashville

TobyMac's son, who was also an artist, had just played his first show a week ago

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    In this June 29, 2018, file photo, TobyMac performs on "Fox And Friends" in New York City.

    Christian artist TobyMac has recalled the artistry of his 21-year-old son, who was found dead in Nashville, Tennessee, this week.

    TobyMac praised Truett Foster Mckeehan as a "magnetic son, brother and friend" in a statement released Thursday, a day after McKeehan was found dead in a Nashville home.

    A representative for TobyMac said Mckeenhan died sometime "Tuesday night or Wednesday morning" and a cause of death has not been determined.

    TobyMac has won seven Grammys, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Christian rap/rock group DC Talk.

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    TobyMac's statement says his son, who was also an artist, had just played his first show a week ago, a dream of his since he was 12. TobyMac said he was a proud as he could be and recalled his son's smile, his laugh and his "untamable grand personality."