LA Rapper Drakeo The Ruler died after being stabbed at Once Upon A Time Festival on Saturday, December, 18. The rapper’s sudden demise seems to have rattled his fans as “Rip Drakeo” is now trending on Twitter and his name is mourned by many.
Darrell Caldwell aka Drakeo The Ruler was booked to play the festival at Exposition Park alongside Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent. According to TMZ, the rapper got into an altercation backstage which left him seriously injured. He passed away after succumbing to his injuries at only 28 years old.
Fans are now flooding Twitter with tributes for the late rapper. “RIP Drakeo The Ruler, It’s Crazy Seeing Artists You Mess With The Most Getting Killed,” wrote one user. Another user wrote, “Bro I fucking hate this world we live in.
Rip drakeo. Beat two life cases just to die in his city. Just seen him September.”
This isn’t the first time a rap artist was killed in his hometown. Recently, Young Dolph was gunned down in Memphis. “Man I just woke up & saw… RIP Drakeo. To see a guy who went through so much with the system, beat his cases, only to be killed in his own city is heartbreaking,” said one fan referring to rappers dying in their hometown. “Rip Drakeo and all of them all Hate from your very own people is something I’ll never understand.”
Previously, Drake reacted to the Drakeo passing. The rapper took to his Instagram stories to share a picture of Drakeo and wrote, “Nah man this sh*t isn’t right for real wtf are we doing, always picked my spirit up with your energy RIP Drakeo.”
A video of Boosie Badazz talking about violence toward musicians is also going viral. In that video, he explains how he believes that people are killing artists out of jealousy.
It is truly horrifying to see how our musicians are facing so much violence. The legal system has failed time and again to protect them from such violence. As of now, we can only hope justice to be served soon.
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