The rap game is coming together to pay proper respect to the life of King Von. The hip-hop community has stepped up with memories of the rap star following his fatal shooting in Atlanta.
Hip-Hop’s Biggest Rappers Remember King Von
Over the past few hours, everyone from Lil Durk to Atlanta rapper 21 Savage have reflected on Von’s life. Sav even joked about Von’s habits and not dressing up for his invite-only party.
“Was a real one?& a good hearted n*gga fasho?RIP??? #chicagolegend #kingofdrill ??” -Polo G’s Instagram
“I fucc w. chu Yu fr cuz smh.. Dis shyt was deeper den rap. I’m juss waitin for dem to say dis shyt fake news. ?? Long Live King Von ?” -Fivio Foreign
“Rest easy…. @kingvonfrmdao Prayers to the entire family… @100kmgmt” -Funk Flex’s Instagram
“Damn gang ? This ain’t the end of this shit, we gone make sure we keep yo name alive!”
Rest In Peace King Von
After initially being hospitalized in critical condition Friday morning, Von lost his battle hours later. Music producer ChopsquadDJ confirmed the crushing news along with additional media outlets.
“My heart can’t take this. No bro. Why you. Why bro. Please just FaceTime me bro. Why they had to take you. Ima see you again this shit ain’t over. It’s far from over. We still just getting started. RIP my Bestfriend. The only nigga to listen to me word for word from day 1. We sat on FaceTime for hours making songs together. Every bar had a meaning and every song was a part of our soul. Every moment meant something and to grow wit you made me feel like I was a real producer. I love you bro @kingvonfrmdao” -ChopsquadDJ’s Instagram
Shots Ring Out
A fight broke out with Quando Rondo’s people at a nightclub that resulted in gunshots being fired. King Von was hit and placed in critical condition.
Police Speak On King Von Shooting
The Atlanta police Deputy Chief Timothy Peek spoke on the shooting. The law enforcement official also revealed gunfire went down with cops.
“That physical altercation escalated into an exchange of gunfire with those groups. Two police officers who were working at that particular club, or lounge, noticed the altercation and engaged some of the people involved. There was an exchange of gunfire with police as well.”