- Rapper Big Wan shot dead.
- The young man was 19 years old and had a promising musical career.
- “He was so humble,” said friends of the late rapper
BIG WAN SHOT DEAD. A rising young rap star was shot and killed when an attacker arrived at the home where he was staying and shot him in cold blood. Dawan Turner, better known as Big Wan, was 19 years old at the time of the attack and was becoming a prominent rap music figure in the state of Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee Police Department released the news of the rapper’s death and reported that it was a homicide. There are still no suspects in his killing, but investigations are continuing to find out if it was a targeted attack or a case of mistaken identity. The police also reported that if anyone has information about this crime, they should notify the authorities.
KILLED IN COLD BLOOD
The New York Post reported that rising Wisconsin rap star Big Wan was killed in a shooting in Milwaukee on Friday. The young man was only 19 years old when the attack occurred and it was reported that he had a promising career in the world of rap music. Authorities continue to investigate the events surrounding the incident and still don’t have a suspect.
Dawan Turner, who is known as Big Wan, gained recognition in March, when Pitchfork profiled Milwaukee’s burgeoning street rap scene and highlighted the young singer’s work. Little by little, he began to stand out in the rap music scene and it was believed that he had a promising career in that business.
Rapper Big Wan Killed: What Happened?
The official Milwaukee Police Department Twitter account informed the public about the murder of a 19-year-old aspiring rapper. The authorities announced that it was a homicide and stated there is still no suspect in Turner’s murder at this time.
Milwaukee Police are investigating a homicide that occurred on November 26, at approximately 9:05 am, in the 3800 block of N. 13th Street. Shots were fired at a residence and subsequently a victim was hit. The victim, a 19-year-old man, suffered fatal gunshot wounds. Milwaukee Police continue to search for the unknown suspects, Police said. Filed Under: Rapper Big Wan Killed
Rapper Big Wan Killed: Where Did The Tragedy Happen?
A friend of the family, Hilda Alayeto, reported that the 19-year-old was living with his mother and grandmother at the time of the attack. This story could prove that it was a targeted attack against the rapper since very few people knew his place of residence and with whom he shared a home.
“Big Wan, born Dawan Turner, was living with his mother and grandmother. He was in an upstairs room at the time of the shooting,” Hilda Alayeto told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The attack occurred in the morning when the young man was still in his room and there was no way he could have defended himself. Filed Under: Rapper Big Wan Killed
Rapper Big Wan murdered: He was becoming a well-known figure
Months prior, renowned rapper, Alphonse Pierre had talked about Big Wan’s material and reported that he was a singer with a great future in the music world. The man mentioned that he was really impressed by the 19-year old young man’s talent and even highlighted his work to help him raise his profile and get more recognition.
“Wan also has a keen ear for production… He’s behind some of the funniest rap in a city where they are not in short supply at the moment,” Alphonse Pierre wrote about the material that the young man was offering on different social media platforms. Filed Under: Rapper Big Wan Killed
Rapper Big Wan murdered: Rapper Young Dolph was shot in cold blood
It should be noted that Young Dolph had already been attacked in 2017 when he was shot several times in a Hollywood shoe store. On that occasion, the bullets hit him in his arms and in his butt, which is why he had to undergo surgery.
But that’s not all, in early 2021 his truck was shot more than 100 times in Charlotte, North Carolina. In that shooting, only one person was be arrested and he was quickly released. When the news of Young Dolph’s death was released, social media was flooded with farewell messages for the rapper. Filed Under: Rapper Big Wan Killed
Rapper Big Wan Killed: Did they kill Young Dolph out of jealousy?
According to reports from El Mundo, Young Dolph, after the shooting in which his truck bore the brunt of the attack, acquired two bulletproof cars with a value of more than half a million dollars. The rapper said that these attacks were due to the jealousy and hatred aroused by his success and wealth.
Maurice Hill, owner of the cookie shop where the shooting occurred, told Fox 13 that his employees said Young Dolph went into the store to buy cookies. A short time later, a person drove by and shot and killed him. This occurred at around one o’clock in the afternoon in South Memphis (TO WATCH THE VIDEO CLICK HERE). Filed Under: Rapper Big Wan Killed
Who was Young Dolph, the rapper killed in Memphis?
American rapper Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., better known by his stage name Young Dolph, released his debut studio album King of Memphis in 2016, which peaked at number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart. His seventh album, Rich Slave was released in 2020 and became his highest-rated project, debuting at number four on the Billboard 200.
Adolph Robert, who frequently visited the shop where he would eventually lose his life, was well known to the Memphis community, where he came with his family when he was two years old. He had two sisters and two brothers, in addition to being the cousin of late rapper Juice Wrld.
Fans cry over his death
According to information from Fox 13 Memphis, after the tragic death of Young Dolph was announced, a large number of fans gathered at the scene, several of them crying on the ground, shocked by the murder of the rapper.
The good-hearted rapper was known for handing out Thanksgiving turkeys in Memphis through the Memphis Athletic Ministries charity and was supposed to hand out turkeys at a Memphis church that Friday. The Memphis Police Department said another person was with Young Dolph at the time of the shooting.
Heartbroken over the murder of Young Dolph
It didn’t take long for social media to be flooded with farewell messages following the murder of rapper Young Dolph. Coach Deion Sanders wrote, “Sir, please look over @YoungDolph. Family, friends and loved ones. We thank you in advance Lord in the name of Jesus. Amen”.
Rapper Gucci Mane said: “Rest in peace my friend Dolph, this broke my heart.” Just a week ago, the rapper showed love to the cookie shop that he frequented, not knowing that he would lose his life there after being shot several times.
Young Dolph’s Last Post
With more than 4 and a half million followers on his official Instagram account, Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., better known by his stage name Young Dolph, made his last post just five days ago. His followers expressed their condolences and said goodbye to him in the numerous comments.
It is striking that he had only shared 65 posts, including photos and videos of both his personal and professional life. He also did not following anyone else. In a few days, his mix tape, which is a collaboration with fellow rapper Kenny Muney, Time is Money will be released.
Rapper Yung Kece shot to death. He was barely 20 years old
Authorities reported the death of Marquis Lamar Hargrove, better known as Yung Kece, a 20-year-old rapper who became popular for the videos he shared on platforms such as YouTube or on social media. The public has paid tribute to him in the place where he died.
The person who attacked him also called 911 and reported the incident. According to the authorities, the man who reported what happened said that he had acted in self-defense. Members of the police arrived at the crime scene and Yung Kece was quickly taken to hospital, but unfortunately he did not survive.