Texas rapper BFG Straap has died. The musician was involved in a shooting in South Dallas. Another victim present with him at the scene of the crime was also pronounced dead.
According to CBS, the shooting took place in the 2800 block of Casey St. rapper was taken to hospital after being shot. Cory Media Lucien, 26, who was present with him, was pronounced dead at the scene.
LD The Manager, BFG Straap’s manager, confirmed the rapper’s death on social media. He shared an image of the rapper on Instagram. She captioned:
“My heart in a million pieces right now!”
She also shared several tributes to the rapper on her Instagram stories. She also told her followers in an Instagram story:
“If I don’t answer you all know it’s not like me, but I will, but I’m in too much pain right now.”
The Dallas Police Department urged supporters and those near the scene to report any information about the shooting to Homicide Detective Kim Mayfield at 214-671-3646 or via email. [email protected] and mention file number 172681-2022.
BFG Straap crime scene video goes viral on social media
@DailyLoud posted a video from the crime scene. Police officers were seen surrounding the area. Internet users could also see yellow tape barricading the location. The tweet read:
“Sad news, Dallas rapper BFG Straap has been fatally shot in South Dallas. Rest In Peace.”
Another distressing video showing the musician body also circulated on social media. The same can be found on Twitter. However, be warned that it contains some disturbing clips.
Tributes pour in after BFG Straap’s death
Internet users were saddened to learn the tragic news of his death. Many expressed that his death came as a shock, considering he was so young. Fans remembered his musical career and shared their condolences. A few tweets read:
All about BFG Straap
The singer-songwriter was born in Dallas, Texas on January 7, 2000. According to his official website, the rapper was born when his mother was incarcerated. His passion for music came from family members who shared the same interest. He had since aspired to be a successful singer. According to the website:
“Straap has lived what seems like a life of hardship, heartache and various ups and downs.”
The musician was known for his urban and southern style hip-hop tracks. In July 2019, he released an album titled STRAAP A MANIAC, which became popular among fans. He went on to release hit singles including Vegas, To concentrateand Operation.
The rapper has collaborated with big names in the industry like Gunna, YBN Almighty Jay, Lil CJ Kasino, Splurge, and Trapboy Freddy.
After his first album, he released his second mixtape STRAAP’S R US in May 2020. His other albums include Straap 4 President, THE BIGGEST FLAG, BABY MAGICIANand 11:11.
After becoming a popular young artist, he had signed a distribution partnership with Take Flight Records LLC.
The rapper is said to have been working on another project featuring Neeko Baby, Trappin in London, Stonez and Grammy-nominated music producer Jetson Made.