Video taken MOMENTS before Drakeo The Ruler was stabbed to death goes viral
The video is supposedly outside the festival venue and is captioned, 'Moments of the altercation that led to the stabbing of Rapper Drakeo The Ruler'
A video showing the chaos that ensued just moments before Drakeo the Ruler was stabbed to death at a festival in Los Angeles has gone viral on Twitter. The rising force in hip-hop died at age 28 at the 'Once Upon a Time' in LA music festival.
The unverified video uploaded by a Twitter page called FGB MEDIA showed several people running for cover outside while security chased people off. The video is supposedly outside of the venue of the festival and is captioned, "Moments of the altercation that led to the stabbing of Rapper Drakeo The Ruler." Nothing much could be discerned from the video except a crowd running helter-skelter. The rapper was pronounced dead on Saturday, December 18, at 9 pm, after the police department confirmed that he was stabbed multiple times. He was hailed as "the most original West Coast stylist in decades" by The Los Angeles Times for his distinctive personal lyrics and flow.
Moments of the altercation that led to the stabbing of Rapper Drakeo The Ruler. pic.twitter.com/nu22vgAFYA— FGB MEDIA (@FGBMedia_) December 19, 2021
Drakeo often referred to his work as "nervous music," because of the dark themes he often chose for his songs. "This s*** isn't right for real wtf are we doing," the rapper Drake, who was supposed to perform at the Los Angeles music festival, wrote in an Instagram story. "Always picked my spirit up with your energy RIP Drakeo."
Drakeo the Ruler was attacked by two people
The rapper was reportedly attacked by two people at the festival. Sources with inside information on the Los Angeles police's investigation into Drakeo's stabbing told the Los Angeles Times that police are still looking for the two people. The source also added that one person at the festival was rushed to the hospital but has not been identified.
In the light of tragic events that unfolded, organizers behind the Once Upon a Time in LA festival decided to shut down the event. "The Once Upon a Time in LA Fest is ending early. All performances are now over," the festival wrote on Instagram.
Jim Jones and Snoop Dogg pay tributes
Jim Jones and Snoop Dogg paid tributes to Drakeo. "Feels like we lost a rapper every week this year" Jim Jones wrote, sharing his condolences on Instagram. "Rip to this brother Drakeo this is sad, to all rappers I urge u to protect urself start to move tactical. Preservation of life is everything they do not value our lives anymore we are targeted. They know who we are cause of our fame but we don’t know who they are because of our fame. I pray everyday I make it home to my family because it’s tht serious out here for us. Feels like we lost a rapper every week this year. There was a time when we protected in th community we were treated as super hero’s not no more. Stay safe & stay dangerous I pray I never have to make a decision. Say ur prayers n move sturdy. Rappers have th most dangerous job in th world I stand on my statement."
"I'm saddened by the events that took place last night at the Once Upon a Time in LA festival," Snoop Dogg wrote on Instagram. My condolences go out to the family and loved ones of Drakeo the Ruler. I'm not with anything negative and as one of the many performers, I was there to spread positive vibes only to my city of LA. Last night I was in my dressing room when I was informed about the incident and chose to immediately leave the festival grounds. My prayers go out to everyone affected by the tragedy. Please take care, love one another and stay safe y'all. I'm praying for peace in hip hop."