How did MC Black die? 20-yr-old rapper's body found at sea with signs of torture
Authorities are investigating the death of Brazilian rapper MC Black, after he was found dead in the sea and the body showed signs of torture.
The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Francisco Ytalo Oliveira de Queiroz, was found dead at a popular beach resort in Fortaleza on Wednesday, November 24. According to The Sun, Black disappeared on Monday, November 22, after telling relatives he was visiting Iracema Beach to record some new content for social media, but never returned. That said, other rappers who died this year include VNZA, Supa Gates, KTS Dre, and Mike Darole.
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The young talent left home around 8 am to withdraw cash from the bank, but did not return home despite telling family members he would be back in a couple of hours. As reported by the news site G1, concerned relatives were led to the beach by the rapper's motorbike tracker. Witnesses told them they saw two men with sticks forcing Black into a car. Two days later, swimmers located his body off Leste-Oeste Beach with injuries inflicted by a sharp object. Devastated family members told the press he was possibly targeted by criminals for staying onto "rival territory". However, they denied he was involved in any gangland activities.
That said, the tragic death of MC Black evoked the dramatic incident that led to the death of fellow rapper MC Kevin, who reportedly fell from a hotel balcony just weeks after marrying his longtime girlfriend Deolane Bezerra. There were rumors that he had plunged to his own death after allegedly truing to hide from his wife following a threesome. According to reports, the 23-year-old artist and his close pal Victor Fontenelle were having sex with model and escort Bianca Domingues, 26, after getting drunk together. Investigators later concluded that MC Kevin had been trying to escape his wife — who he thought was outside — when he fell from his fifth-floor room on May 16.
Earlier this month, MEAWW reported on the death of Young Dolph, who allegedly had several feuds with rival rappers from Soulja Boy to Yo Gotti and Blac Youngsta before he was shot to death. The 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Adolph Robert Thornton Jr, was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon, November 17, at Makeda's Cookies in Memphis. "The tragic shooting death of rap artist Young Dolph serves as another reminder of the pain that violent crime brings with it," Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said. It wasn't the first shooting Young Dolph was victimized in, after being hospitalized for two weeks after a 2017 shooting. Young Dolph had been on the rap scene since 2016, when he shot to prominence over his debut album 'King of Memphis'.
And in August, we reported how teen hip-hop artist YNT Juan was found dead in a parked car in Hartford, Connecticut. The 17-year-old rapper was reportedly shot on August 8 and killed in the same neighborhood. YNT Juan had recently dropped a single called ‘Power Remix’ and was busy promoting it on social media. The late rapper had also dropped other singles ‘Snakes’, ‘Detroit’, ‘Watch How I Flex’ and ‘Deady’ among a few others. Juan's life got cut short due to gun violence — an unsettling trend that also led to the death of prominent rappers like Mo3, Hot Boy Ju, King Von and others in recent months.