Rising rapper Jimmy Wopo shot dead in Pittsburgh | AP entertainment

Brenda Watkins
June 21, 2018

He wrote two days ago, "I Only Raise Killers".

On the evening of Monday, June 18, rapper Jimmy Wopo was shot and killed in a double drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, according to Pittsburgh's Action News.

Two armed men approached the 20-year-old as he sat in the driver's seat of his electric sports vehicle, fired multiple shots and fled in a dark-coloured SUV.

His death was confirmed by his manager Taylor Maglin, who took to Facebook to pay tribute to his "brother". The other victim is reportedly in the hospital in stable condition.

According to WTAE news, Wopo, whose real name was Travon Smart, was shot at around 4.22 pm local time and he died at around 5.56 pm.

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'We lost a great person today, but just know I will do everything in my power to make his memory live on forever.

Wopo, whose real name was Travon Smart, had been featured in Complex magazine and named "Pittsburgh's Next Rap Star" by Hot New Hip Hop previous year.

Florida native XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was attacked in what police suspect was a robbery.

His follow-up album? went to No.1 in the Billboard charts in March, and track Sad has been streamed more than 270million times on Spotify.

Gun violence has claimed the lives of two rising hip-hop stars in one day. "Now I take it more serious how I represent where I come from, because more people watching". Rest in peace young king.' Music producer Diplo also posted a picture of himself with the star, writing: 'Thanks for inspiring me'.

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