Rapper Doe B is dead at the age of 22 after an early morning shooting at a club in his hometown of Montgomery, Ala. According to a Dec. 28 report on Hollywood Life.com, the rapper and a 21-year-old woman, Kim Johnson, were killed at Centennial Hill Bar and Grill.
The hip-hop and rap community is mourning the death of this rising star. The news was announced on Twitter by TI who had signed Doe B to Hustle Gang in the summer of 2013. Hollywood Life marked out the offensive language:
RIP to my lil brother Doe B. We gon miss you my n****. U’ll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN. We Love U champ. Always. Just rest now my n****…. WE GOT IT From here.
Shooting deaths are a common tragedy in the world of hip-hop and rap music, taking the lives of many young men. Doe B’s manager, DJ Frank White, also expressed his sorrow on Twitter and vowed to put an end to gun violence.
This is a very sad story and one that doesn’t seem to end.