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Funeral service for Chicago rapper OTF Nunu this weekend

Chicago rapper, Nunu, gunned down in vehicle in Chatham last Saturday.

Chicago rapper, Nunu, gunned down in vehicle in Chatham last Saturday.

Born McArthur Swindle, a 21-year-old rapper commonly known as “OTF Nunu” or “Nuski,” was gunned down at a shopping mall in the Chatham neighborhood last Saturday afternoon. Reportedly, funeral services are being scheduled for this coming Sunday.

The first cousin of Def Jam recording artist Lil’ Durk or Durk Banks, Nunu was sitting in his white SUV in the 700 block of East 87th Street when the assailant approached Nunu’s vehicle on foot and began shooting, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

As Nunu tried to flee the shooting, his vehicle crashed into the front window of the nearby, B Fresh.

According to Nunu’s aunt, Sherri Swindle, Nunu had a good heart with lots of soul and wasn’t affiliated with any gangs. However, many of Nunu’s personal photos and tweets from Instagram and Twitter alluded to gang-related activities.

At the time of his death, Nunu was preparing for the release of his mixtape tentatively titled, Nuski Got Da Strap for release later this summer. Chicago’s unique genre of rap, commonly known as “drill music” often deals with enjoying life, the typical braggadocios rantings and hyper-masculine energy. Nunu had just released a visual for his song with Lil’ Durk called, “OC.”

He was also taking classes at a community college in Joliet, Illinois. Funeral arrangements are still being made by the family.

To date, Nunu’s shooter has not been apprehended.







  1. lou on June 5, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    this is sad another young brother shot down for nothing what on earth is wrong with these brothers they aint raised to even respect each other and who knows what he could have been, but often times rapp has had a history of being afilliated with gang violence they sing about killing one another just sad rip brotha and god bless this family with this struggle

  2. DRILLA on June 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

    to the writer you say “drill” music often deals with enjoying life YEAH A LIFE OF CRIME VIOLENCE PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE GANG BANGING AND TERRORIZING ONES OWN COMMUNITY …..dont be a fuckin idiot i dont know who you frontin for or maybe you never actually listened to drill music THAT WAS THE DUMBEST MOST UNINFORMED STATEMENT ON DRILL MUSIC IVE EVER HEARD DONT QUIT YOUR DAY JOB ….muthafuckas is out here dying over drill music shit you just did what you probably think is an article on one of them “about enjoying life smh” maybe i should come shoot you then make a song about it and say its about enjoying life STUPID ASS BITCH

  3. lou on June 9, 2014 at 11:48 pm

    another sinceless murder of a promising black man , by a black man , the killer was probably really young and will spend the rest of his life behind bars , and yes he will be caught and bought to justice. i feel so sad for this boys family they more than likely was real proud of him, he had a nice car and probably paid for it with honest money , i bet you they shot him over jealousy and hate.
    its so sad that black people are so jealous of each other and that same jealous is passed down to generations not even born yet . black folks we gotta do betta we have to .

    • Chinlee3 on June 10, 2014 at 10:06 pm

      You new to life? He was a Black Disciple Gang member, a up and coming drill rapper. Rappin and gangbanging ain’t no honest money, a victim of tit for tat violence between his gang and the Gangster Disciples. His mixtape was titled “Nuski got the strap” strap as in a semimachine gun. AK47 or uzi on a strap hanging from your shoulder under your clothes! Nuski got caught lacking and Nuski got the strap all right. The BD’s know who killed him and that person will never be caught. He will be avenged, BUT, the cycle will never end.

    • doe on July 21, 2014 at 4:08 am

      That’s THE Truth Tho black people are jealous of each other especially when ones doing better especially extremely better and if you are you better not be on the same streets as regular as niggas it ain’t goin look good instead of us coming together we gtta fuck shit up for each other that’s why we don’t get no fuckin where but at the same time when niggz get money they try to throw in each other face so niggz are like fuck it if I can touch em they goin touch em fucked up shit but real shit.