How did 'Lil Greg' Gregory Jackson die? Rapper G Herbo pens letter to slain friend: 'You'll never be forgotten'
The Chicago rapper wrote a lengthy heartfelt message for Lil Greg in which he gets very personal and shared several photos of them together
Following the tragic news of his friend's death, Chicago rapper G Herbo has taken to his social media to share a lengthy message for his friend of many years, Lil Greg.
Gregory Jackson III, more widely known as “Lil Greg” was in the Studio Nineteen barbershop, at 1931 S State St, on January 28, when a gunman walked in and shot him in the face, according to Chicago Sun-Times. The 24-year-old Jackson of South Shore was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
Earlier that day, Cook County Judge Ursula Walowski sentenced Jackson to time served on a misdemeanor drug charge conviction, court records show. He had pleaded guilty in exchange for the charge being reduced from a felony. According to reports, Jackson was a member of the No Limit Muskegon Boys gang from South Shore. They are made up of members of both the Black P Stones and Gangster Disciples.
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Christopher Mosley was arrested on February 2 when he was found with a gun during a traffic stop after he was “identified as the offender wanted” in connection with the shooting of Jackson. Gun charges have been filed against Mosley, but confirmation on whether or not he killed Jackson is not yet revealed by the court.
G Herbo's letter
Since Jackson's death, his Instagram account has been filled with messages offering sympathies on his death, including a tribute from the popular Atlanta rapper 21 Savage. His longtime friend and rapper G Herbo hasn't spoken of his loss, until now. The rapper wrote a lengthy heartfelt message for Lil Greg in which he gets very personal and shared several photos of them together.
"Shorty all I know is you!!" he began the letter, adding, "From the fucking cradle 2 the grave literally!" He continued, "As I'm writing this caption I ain't even dropping tears cuz 4 what we always been stronger together & you still with me right now.. I feel you! I dreamt about you immediately & when I did I didn't even understand."
"It took me a couple days & I'm still understanding more but RN I get a clearer picture... You know how we live & you know how we play.. nun else to say.. It be so krazy how I rhyme every time I write a caption damn near cuz this shit never practiced! Lol I know you 1 n**** that want the best for me & want the best out of me!!!!"
I'm trying to be my best RN lil bro & it's hard but I'm tryingggggggg folks!! How the fuck can I be my best without you & you the same n**** I call about some shit as simple as WTF outfit I'm finna wear??!! It's damn near impossible!
"But I'm saying all this shit to say happy birthday happy birthrite 2 my lil baby brother man!! #Water a n**** so pure I just named him Water... You'll never be gone you'll never be forgotten cuz IK I'm staying in this shit 10 toes downn just off the strength of you! So you live thru me! I love you & themm 2 lil n****s c'mon mann you know they a never go without!! You made sure they don't so I'ma make sure they won't."
"No more sad shit 4 the gram I'ma live it up cuz IK That's alllll you did I never seen you too sad or too down B4 Lol & we done been thru some shiiiiitttt kid!! You was always the balance!! Now got got a n**** dizzyyy out here 😢💔 @kobesquad_lilgregg."
Please note, the letter has been edited from all caps to sentence case for readability. Check out the full letter below.