with certifications of quadruple and triple platinum respectively in the United States; the former also earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
They were followed by two mixtapes – the trap-influenced If You're Reading This It's Too Late, and a collaboration with Future for What a Time to Be Alive – in 2015, with both earning platinum certification in the U. becoming the first album by a male solo artist to do so in over ten years.
The 31-year-old and the VH1 star dated from 2005 to 2006.
As previously reported, Ryan died at age 33 on Saturday, July 1, according to the Los Angeles Coroner's Office. Ryan first found fame as a You Tube sensation in 2006 with her video series Little Loca.
Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the series in 2007 following the release of his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement.
Shortly before her death, she posted a note on Twitter about the death of her grandfather as she penned: 'The man of my dreams will now only be in my dreams.'Stevie became known for her parodies of celebrities including Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga, as she won huge praise having been scooped up by Hollywood bosses. These b***hes do not know what they just asked for! As news of her passing surfaced, fans swiftly swarmed the microblogging site to pay tribute to the much-loved star. If you suffer from depression, please get help.' Podcaster Alison Rosen, formerly of The Adam Carrolla Show, tweeted that she was 'Beyond heartbroken and shaken up by the news of @Stevie Ryan.'According to the website, Stevie died at her Los Angeles home with the cause of death listed as suicide by hanging.
The Stevie TV star died at the age of 33 following a suspected suicide. @Stevie Ryan you will always be in my heart.''Stevie Ryan is no longer with us.
Bell, 31, took to his Twitter to post an old photo of he with Ryan on the red carpet of the 2006 MTV Movie Awards along with a heartfelt caption. I love her very deeply and I regret every moment I didn't spend with her,' wrote comedian Benji Aflalo on Twitter, sharing three photos of Stevie, including one that showed him sat beside her.
In a previous interview discussing the responses she receives for her video, she said: 'No matter who you are... " 'So then I created Little Loca thinking, "I'm going to hand You Tube its ass right now." I created Little Loca and thought I'd just do it and freak people out.'Her final post to her 116,000 Twitter followers was a tribute to her grandfather who posed with a crass hand gesture as she plastered letters over the top of the shot. Users penned: 'Rest in peace @Stevie Ryan love youu :((( i cannot believe this.
You can be the most talented person in the world and you put anything on the Internet and all you're going to get is hateful responses. i've always been a fan and looked up to ya ever since myspace :(((...