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Up and coming Atlanta host dies in accidental drowning days after birthday

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One of Atlanta's up and coming media moguls passed away after an accidental drowning on Saturday. 

Kwame Krakue, 29, was celebrating his birthday at a lake in north Georgia where he got caught in the water and was not able to swim to the surface.

Years ago, Kwame was a star football player at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina where he is originally from, and where he became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated. 

He then moved to Atlanta, where he diligently worked his way up the Entertainment industry ladder and became the Head Correspondent for MOT Magazine.

His many friends and family members took to social media to express their heartfelt condolences and share their thoughts on his impact to their lives as well as the Atlanta community.

Years ago, back home, you taught me courage and gave me wisdom. You're one of my greatest friends. 
We'll never believe that you left us, but your legacy is all the proof in the world that you were here, brother.
We love you, Kwame. - Rikki @7duck

You were a true definition of a kind man. Kwame the day I met you we just laughed and talked like we knew each other for years. Your spirit was always high and enthused. I'm thankful to have known you. You were a humble and dedicated soldier who will truly be missed. I was looking forward to seeing you host things like The Grammys and having your own talk show on tv one day. I find it hard to accept some one being here one day then gone the next. Enjoy Paradise until we meet again my friend ?? - Amy Luciani

His family announced the official Homegoing Service for Saturday, September 2 at Edisto Fork United Methodist Church in Orangeburg, SC.

Flowers can be ordered through Acacia Flowers in Orangeburg at 803-534-3780.

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