This list contains some of the popular american rappers that were killed due to the notorious gun violence
2pac Shakur was a well-known American activist and rapper. Six days after an unknown assailant in a white Cadillac shot him four times in the chest at a Las Vegas stoplight, he passed away on September 13, 1996. According to reports, there was a lack of cooperation from witnesses and a lack of follow-up on gang-related leads that led to the unsolved homicide case.
At a Los Angeles stoplight, Christopher Wallace, better known as the Notorious B.I.G., was shot and killed. They thought that the murder was the result of an ongoing dispute between East Coast and West Coast rap musicians. Wallace passed away just a few weeks before the release of his new album, Life After Death.
A prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday at the start of a long-delayed murder trial that rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed by a man who was angry about a conversation about snitching. Nipsey Hussle was shot outside his clothing store in a calculated, premeditated manner.
Pop Smoke, a rapper from New York, was killed in a home invasion on February 19, 2020, in his rental house in Los Angeles. He died at the age of 20. The rapper belonged to the new wave of rap artists.