Twenty-six-year-old Hip Hop Heavyweight King Von has been confirmed dead by record producer ChopSquadDJ after a nightclub fight resulted in gunshots. Reportedly King Von and Quando Rondo’s crews took place at around 3 AM outside of Atlanta’s Monaco Hookah Lounge. Although authorities have not confirmed that news, several of his friends now say he has died.
DJ Akademiks tweeted:”It’s with great sadness that I have to confirm that King Von has passed away. I spoke with his manager who luckily has survived being shot and is currently recovering in the hospital. However, Von manager did confirm that Von was shot and did not make it. RIP King Von.”
It’s with great sadness that I have to confirm that King Von has passed away. I spoke with his manager who luckily has survived being shot and is currently recovering in the hospital. However, Von manager did confirm that Von was shot and did not make it. 😢 RIP King Von
— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) November 6, 2020
The Atlanta Police Give A Statement
“That physical altercation escalated into an exchange of gunfire with those groups. Two police officers who were working at that particular club, or lounge, noticed the altercation and engaged some of the people involved. There was an exchange of gunfire with police as well.”
Three men were killed by the gunfire at the Monaco Hookah Lounge on Trinity Avenue and several others were injured, including one person hit by a vehicle when the crowd scattered. Two of the officers involved were in uniform working off-duty security jobs at the lounge, and a third was on-duty nearby, according to Atlanta police.
Investigators believe all six were involved in the initial dispute. In an update provided Friday afternoon, police said an additional two suspects were detained at the scene and are likely to face charges. None have been identified by authorities.
Peek called the scene “pretty chaotic.” There could be additional shooting victims that have yet to turn up, according to the deputy chief’s statement.
King Von Music Release And Discography
On October 9th, 2020, King Von released “I Am What I Am”, featuring New York rapper Fivio Foreign. This release was in anticipation of his upcoming album “Welcome To O’Block”.
King Vonn started after fellow rapper Lil Durk signed King Von to his Only the Family label, he released Von’s 2018 single “Crazy Story,” which remains his most popular song and breakout single.