The Rapper Jimmy Wopo Dead In Pittsburgh Shooting

HipHop News Posted on June 18, 2018 at 11:13am

The Rapper Jimmy Wopo Dead In Pittsburgh Shooting

A terrible day for Hip-Hop.

Pittsburgh, PA – On the heels of XXXTENTACION death, Hip-Hop has suffered the loss of others.

Pittsburgh-bred rapper Jimmy Wopo was killed in a shooting in his hometown, on Monday (June 18), WPXI News reports. Wopo, whose real name is Travon Smart, was transported to the hospital in critical condition and died at the medical center.

The up-and-coming artist was one of the two victims of the Pittsburgh Hill District neighborhood of the shot. He was 21 years of age.

#BREAKING: #Pittsburgh rapper @jimmywopo_ has died after a double shooting in Pittsburgh. I'm talking with people who knew and loved him. WATCH Channel 11 in the NIGHT. https://t.co/MCA8KVTLnS pic.twitter.com/eWXM8iKqPb

β€” Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) June 18, 2018

THE LAST in the Middle of the Hill Shooting: 1 dead, 1 critical. Working to get the right information now. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/KDzEs30Vjh

β€” Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) June 18, 2018

Wopo won wide recognition beyond his native city in the year 2016 with the release of their split single "Elm Street". The song racked up over 6 million views on YouTube and 3.63 million streams on SoundCloud.

Juicy J, Pusha T, and many of Wopo collaborators, including Sonny Digital, have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss.

Take a look at some of the reactions below.

R. I. P. Jimmy Wopo

β€” juicy j (@therealjuicyj) June 18, 2018

Damn R. I. P. #JimmyWopo πŸ™πŸΏ

β€” King Push (@PUSHA_T) June 18, 2018

Thank you for the love and prayers, my bro's with God nowπŸ™πŸ½Trapnese 4everπŸ–€

β€” Hardo (@trapnhardo) June 18, 2018

I wtf is going on?? RIP XXX and my bro @jimmywopo_ πŸ™πŸΎ

β€” Sonny (@SonnyDigital) June 18, 2018

Looking for ✌🏿 in the united states.RIP @jimmywopo_

β€” Venus & Doc (@EarthGang) June 18, 2018

Pittsburgh Legend πŸ™πŸΎ @jimmywopo_ pic.twitter.com/yzWwSGb2WV

Chevy Woods (@CHEVYWOODS) June 18, 2018

Jimm

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