Multiple sources have confirmed to The Shade Room that Teddy Ray has passed away. The comedian celebrated his 32nd birthday on July 30. At the time, he took to Instagram with a throwback photo and caption saying, “pulling up on 32 like…Lord, I thank you for another lap around this hot a** sun.”
At this time, it’s unclear what led to his passing and we have no further information. However, news of Teddy’s death has begun circulating online, including posts by close friends and industry associates.
We already miss Teddy Ray.
— Los PopaVitch (@KarlousM) August 12, 2022
Ah… reliable source has confirmed.
— Tim Chantarangsu (@TimothyDeLaG) August 12, 2022
Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community. pic.twitter.com/45xrqIL4QM
— comedycentral (@ComedyCentral) August 13, 2022
Teddy Ray was one of the realest niggas breathing. The world just lost a legend. He was such a good dude smh this is trash.
— Him Burton (@ThatDudeMCFLY) August 13, 2022
RIP my nigga Teddy Ray 😔
— Big 🐰 (@FreddieGibbs) August 12, 2022
Fans Share Favorite Moments In Celebration Of Teddy’s Life
As mentioned, Teddy was largely known for his comedy, including his appearances on Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital platform. He is also known for his cast member days on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out and podcast with Lewis Ray called The Cali Kickback. As the news of his death spread, fans began sharing some of their favorite moments from the comedian, including his viral “double-cheeked up” video.
This one too pic.twitter.com/vL5wGhkcf1
— LTE (@Lte456) August 13, 2022
This man Teddy Ray left us with a banger and niggas never dropped a live version 😭😭😭
— Yuusha ga Shinda SZN (@dbshinnin) August 12, 2022
My favorite Teddy Ray clip 😂😂
Rest In Paradise 🕊 pic.twitter.com/yEQWzKhmz5
— Elgin Barrett Eugene Smith III (@jayubeezy) August 12, 2022
Teddy Ray and DoBoy roasting each other was peak comedy, going to miss that
— Jordan Mendoza (@jordan_mendoza5) August 13, 2022