Chicago drill rapper King von was fatally shot on Friday morning after an altercation at Atlanta’s Monaco Hookah Lounge, aged 26.
King Von was known to use his songs to tell stories through them, even though this aspect of rap music is becoming less important these days.
Trap Lore Ross’ documentary King Von: Rap’s First Serial Killer links “Crazy Story” rapper King Von with 10 murders before his death in 2020.
Birth name: Dayvon Daquan Bennett
King von autopsy was an up-and-coming rapper destined for great things in the music industry. His captivating personality and charismatic flow won over audiences quickly; in addition, he was an exceptional singer as well as actor.
On August 9, 1994 in Chicago to Taesha and Walter E Bennett, he had six half-siblings from his father and three from his mother – although only his mother raised him due to frequent arrests of his father who could rarely support the family.
After some time, he released his debut project: a 15-track mixtape entitled “Grandson, Vol. 1,” featuring Lil Durk on two tracks. It quickly garnered him much attention and established him as an artist worth keeping an eye on; afterwards he signed a deal with Only the Family Records where his relationship with Asian Doll deepened further.
Birth place: Chicago
King Von was born and spent most of his life in Chicago, where he flourished both artistically and as a businessperson. Aside from rap music, he operated several enterprises such as apparel lines and food vending machines as well as supporting fellow creatives while advocating for justice.
He quickly rose to fame within the Chicago drill music scene with songs such as “Problems,” “Crazy Story,” and “Beat That Body”. His charming personality made him stand out among other rappers.
Eren was Chief Keef’s childhood friend and one of the first to break out from Parkway Gardens complex on Chicago’s South Side – commonly referred to as OBlock. He joined Lil Durk’s “Empire Distribution” and “Only the Family” record labels, with popular music videos produced under both labels. Eren loved his art immensely and had an arresting stage presence that inspired other rappers. He had an immense impactful influence over them all and helped inspire their continued improvement as artists.
Birth date: August 9, 1994
King Von was a prolific Chicago rapper known for his music and support of Black Lives Matter. A charismatic young man with outstanding body measurements for his age; boasting black tresses with mesmerizing eyes.
His father was frequently in and out of prison, so his mother raised him along with his siblings – six from his father and three from her side of the family. Following his father’s death, many of his songs became dedicated to him.
Von was able to overcome his violent surroundings to find success in his career. In 2019, he moved to Atlanta along with co-defendant Lil Durk in order to further advance it; however, on June 8th 2019 both were arrested on allegations that they robbed and shot an individual outside an Atlanta drive-in, later succumbing to their injuries and dying shortly afterward.
Death date: November 6, 2020
King Von, real name Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was gunned down outside an Atlanta lounge on November 6. The 26-year-old Chicago drill rapper recently released his debut album Welcome to O Block; since his death has been mourned by artists and fans alike; Kema shared a photo with both of her children standing before his coffin during his funeral; Asian Doll also posted tribute photos showing herself wearing OTF apparel alongside Von.
Quando Rondo has addressed the death of King Von. Speaking with Akademiks, the Savannah, Georgia rapper detailed their rivalry as the reason behind what led up to a fatal shootout that resulted in King Von’s demise.
Trap Lore Ross used social media posts, timestamps, and lyrics from late musician King Von to link multiple murders of suspected gang members by King Von. The documentary received mixed reviews from critics who felt Ross politicized his death too much.