Hip Hop Week In Review: XXXTENTACION & Jimmy Wopo Dead In Shootings
In addition, an exclusive interview with Pac Div and the last Meter Report.
HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, XXXTENTACION and Jimmy Wopo died in their cities of origin. Also, Teyana Taylor's second album, to Keep the Same Energy, was launched with a football match on Twitter.
The Death of XXXTENTACION
Wow bro xxxtentacion @xxxtentacion was on Instagram live minutes before he was killed and said that this😢😭 pic.twitter.com/bELU8mhhdf
— 🤫 (@GODL3V3L) June 18, 2018
XXXTENTACION was killed on the outside of a car dealership in Florida on Monday (June 18). She was 20 years old.
The fans and the Hip-Hop community mourned his death despite its controversial history. A memorial to X and their fans took place in Los Angeles, which ended with Melrose Avenue to be closed. A suitable memorial will be held by his family in Florida.
A suspect in the shooting has since been arrested.
Read more about XXXTENTACION here.
R. I. P. Jimmy Wopo
Just thinking like damn lil because we are not even getting to know the world the great news ... Gang 🙏🏾🤘🏾@jimmywopo_ pic.twitter.com/ouGo5ydBj1
Chevy Woods (@CHEVYWOODS) June 19, 2018
Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo was also killed on Monday (June 18). He was signed to Wiz Khalifa's label Taylor Gang, but never had the opportunity to announce the great news before his death.
With the passage of Wopo and X in their respective neighborhoods, Murs examines the common theme of murder in Hip Hop in the latest episode of Breaking.
Read more about Wopo here.
Teyana Taylor Releases K. T. S. E. Album
This happened to be my shmood soon as my bro @nas finish loading my album 😩😩😩😩😩😩😂😂😂😂🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 #KTSE ITS COMING I PROMISE! 💕💕💕 P. S. Issa joke for all the slow niggas. Lol Nas has nothing to do with my album is not out rite now 🙄 lol
A post shared by Jimmy Neutch - Shumpert (@teyanataylor) on Jun 22, 2018 at 1:51pm PDT
Kanye West delivered Teyana Taylor'