Drakeo was one of the most unique West Coast spitters in decades. The rapper had massive influence in the rap scene. In December of last year, Drakeo was murdered in a tragic backstage incident. It appears his family are not going to let the concert promoters off the hook.
In a recent development, Drakeo the Ruler’s brother, Devante Caldwell, and members of the Stinc Team an LA-based rap group that was led by the brothers filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the promoters. The group alleged in the lawsuit that the negligence of concert promoters resulted in the rapper’s murder.
According to documents obtained by TMZ, Devante alleged that concert promoters failed to keep the 28-year old rapper “safe.” He added, the ‘vicious mob attack’ which took place on Dec. 19, 2021 was due to the negligence of the event organizers.
In the documents, Caldwell referred to the security measures as ‘lackadaisical to totally absent,’ He is going after Live Nation, C3 Presents, Bobby Dee Presents and Snoop Dogg’s LLC, among others, for millions in damages. Caldwell claimed in the lawsuit, Drakeo was attacked by a mob of 50 to 100 people, some of whom had knives.
The attack which lasted up to 15 minutes left Drakeo’s escort fighting for their lives, without proper security. It also took emergency personnel up to 30 minutes to reach the rapper, who later died in the hospital. Caldwell claimed promoters should have been better prepared for gang violence considering Drakeo had previously been a target of gang threats.
We will have to wait and see how the story unfolds. Meanwhile, we will be on the lookout for more updates. Stay tuned to Thirsty.
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