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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Chicago rapper murdered after making fun of Chief Keef’s gang


About a week ago, rapper Shaquon “Young Pappy” Thomas posted a video making fun of a rival gang while pretending to hold a gun in his hands. “You don’t even know how to shoot,” Thomas rapped in the video, titled “Shooters.”

Early Friday, the 20-year-old Thomas was gunned down about a block from where he recorded that video on the streets of Uptown. It’s an area where three street gangs — the Conservative Vice Lords, the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones — have been locked in a long-running feud. Thomas was a Gangster Disciple, according to police.

A rival of Chief Keef’s gang affiliation to the Black Disciples. In the past, in his popular viral track “3hunna,” Chief Keef has a line “f**k a Tooka gang b**ch I’m 3 hunna,” with “Tooka” and “3hunna” being gang references.  Tooka is GD (Gangsta Disciple) And 3hunna is BD (Black Disciple). Both gangs are in the southside of Chicago.

Around 1:35 a.m. Friday, Young Pappy was with a friend in the 4800 block of North Kenmore Avenue when a gunman walked up and started shooting, authorities said. Thomas was hit twice in the back and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:01 a.m.

It was at least the third time someone had tried to kill Thomas in the last year and a half, according to police.  The other two times, innocent bystanders died. Did Young Pappy have this one coming or is this another act of senseless violence? Hit that comment section below…

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