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Tragedy has once again touched hip-hop as Quality Control rapper Lil Marlo was reportedly killed in Atlanta. He was 27. There were few details available at press time, but fellow rapper and close friend Lil Yachty confirmed Marlo’s death with a poignant posting for his 10 million Instagram fans. They had just dropped bars in…

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Chicago-based rapper Tray Savage was killed after being shot while driving on the city’s South Side. He was 26. According to Billboard and the Chicago Tribune, the Chief Keef-affiliated rapper had just dropped off his girlfriend when shots rang out on South Evans Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on June 19. The publications stated that…

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Several people were injured and two of them died after being shot during a drive-by near the Edgewood section of Atlanta, according to Fox 5 Atlanta, CBS 46 and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Fox 5 reported that the people were the victims of a shooter riding by in a pick-up truck on Mayson Avenue NE near…

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A Colorado customer has been locked up on charges of attempted murder after he shot a Waffle House employee for demanding that he wear a mask inside the restaurant. The episode happened in Aurora, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, after a regular patron took umbrage at the repeated request to wear a mask on Thursday,…

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Rae Sremmurd‘s Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi have experienced a family tragedy at the start2qof 2020. The rap duo, who are brothers, are dealing with the fatal shooting of their 62-year-old stepfather, Floyd Sullivan. Their younger brother, Michael Sullivan, 19, is a suspect, according to WREG. The incident occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in Tupelo, Mississippi.…

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Three members of a prominent Atlanta-area family are dead after an apparent murder-suicide, investigators say. According to WXIA, the bodies of Marsha Edwards, 58, her 20-year-old daughter Erin Edwards and 24-year-old son Chris Edwards were found Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Cobb County police were conducting a wellness check when they discovered the three bodies inside…

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The accused gunman involved in a shootout with police in North Philadephia is in custody. Maurice Hill, 36, known as Gruff on the streets of Philly, surrendered to police shortly after midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2019, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. During Hill’s arrest, police recovered an AK-47 assault rifle, other weapons and body…

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An affiliate of rapper YG was reportedly shot eight times in the gritty Los Angeles suburb of Compton, California, according to TMZ. Law Enforcement officials told the entertainment publication that Slim 400 was rushed to a local Los Angeles hospital after he was hit multiple times at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28. HipHopDX…

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