Many were taken by storm on the morning of November 7th when it was announced that Chicago rapper King Von had been pronounced dead after being shot in Atlanta. The rapper was buzzing due to him releasing his debut album, Welcome To O’Block, just a week before his death. Now many are taking to the internet to give him his flowers and pay respects to Grandson aka King Von.
From king to king, Lebron James would take to Twitter to give his respects to the fallen rapper stating, “Damn Rest Easy Von! Bronny, Bryce and I rocked with his music and story telling! The kid had a damn good future ahead of him. My prayers and blessings to his family. #LeVonJames #KingVon.” King Von released a project titled Levon James earlier this year in March.
Others would take to Instagram and also chime these same sentiments including Meek Mill, Lil Durk, Fivio Foreign, and 21 Savage. “RIP @kingvonfrmdao real soldier,” Meek Mill would post on IG alongside a picture of Von. Label mate and friend, Lil Durk, would state, “My twin gone, I love you baby bro – D Roy!!!” Check out others reaction to King Von’s death below. Stay tuned for more information as this story develops.