T.I. is frustrated about King Von’s shooting death in Atlanta, asking rappers to “stop coming here to kill each other”.
“Atlanta is a beautiful progressive city filled with black excellence,” wrote the rapper’s management on his page. “We uplift each other & win together. Stop coming here to kill each other. That shit is played out.”
The self-proclaimed King of the South added: “Handle YOUR beefs in YOUR city. Thx in advance.”
The timing of this is not coincidental. King Von, a Chicago-based rapper, was shot dead outside of an Atlanta nightclub last week after an altercation with Quando Rondo’s crew. The two large groups were seemingly involved in a fight outside the hookah lounge before guns were drawn. Gunfire was exchanged and three people, including King Von, lost their lives.
The hip-hop community has been coping with the death of such a promising young rising artist, yet again being forced to face the reality of how dangerous the rap game can truly be.
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Asian Doll, King Von’s girlfriend, recently shared what she heard were Von’s last words on social media.