Who is Drakeo The Ruler's brother Ralfy The Plug? Stabbed rapper had a band with brother
Hip hop festival Once Upon a Time in LA ended on a tragic note after troubled rapper Drakeo The Ruler was reportedly stabbed in the neck. The stabbing incident left the 28-year-old rapper "badly injured". But according to words going around on social media, Drakeo has succumbed to his injuries. These claims remain unsubstantiated for now and we will update this article with developments in this case whenever available.
Meanwhile, shocking details from Drakeo The Ruler aka Darrell Caldwell's past have emerged after the attack. In 2019, the rapper was acquitted of murder charges, with regards to a December 2016 shooting that killed Davion Gregory. Drakeo was charged along with his brother and fellow rapper Ralfy The Plug and another hip hop artist Mikell Buchanan aka Kellz. While Kellz was the only person convicted of murder, Ralfy The Plug was found guilty of burglary and rifle possession and Drakeo was convicted of gun possession.
Both Darrell Caldwell and his sibling Devante Caldwell earned success in the hip-hop industry with their stage names Drakeo The Ruler and Ralfy The Plug respectively. They even released a few hit tracks together, including the single 'Close That Backdoor'. While Devante is yet to release any statement about the horrific assault on his brother, fans are flooding social media with prayers and support for the rapper.
"Damn Ralfy the Plug I feel ya stay strong bro," a fan tweeted, while Plug Talk host Adam 22 added, "Pray for Drakeo. Hearing that he got stabbed in the neck tonight"
Damn Ralfy the Plug I feel ya stay strong bro— N B M STIFF (@stiffnbm_) December 19, 2021
Pray for Drakeo. Hearing that he got stabbed in the neck tonight— adam22 (@adam22) December 19, 2021
Drakeo and his brother Ralfy together comprised the famous hip-hop trio Stinc Team, along with their companion rapper Mikell Buchanan. The three of them were involved in the 2016 warehouse shooting in Carson, California. The shootout was reportedly planned to kill rapper Rodney Brown aka RJ but instead, it caused the death of Davion Gregory and left two others injured.
Drakeo was not sentenced to prison after his conviction as he had already served time prior to that. Meanwhile, Ralfy reportedly faced up to 10 years in prison.
As a rapper, Ralfy and Drakeo had inspired the Los Angeles rap music scene for quite some time. Ralfy in particular has worked 03 Greedo, Ketchy The Great, Shoreline Mafia, and other popular rappers. Some of his notable hits include 'Long Live The Greatest', 'Just Retire', 'The Plug', and others, which are available on Soundcloud, YouTube, and Spotify.