Notable Violence in Hip-Hop

A list of recent incidents and tragedies in the hip-hop world.


Nipsey Hussle Show Shooting


15 people were shot in a gang-related incident outside of the Clubhouse Music Venue in Tempe, AZ following a Nipsey Hussle concert.

Honey Cocaine Shot


Honey Cocaine, an artist of popular rapper Tyga, was shot in a drive-by in Omaha, NE after a show. One other man was shot in the incident as well.

Lil Phat Murdered


19-year-old MC Melvin "Lil Phat" Vernell III was murdered on the parking deck of Northside Hospital Women's Center in Atlanta, GA.

Rucker Park Shooting


Ricardo Laing allegedly shot into an open crowd during the Entertainer's Basketball Classic in Rucker Park in Harlem, NY. 5 people were shot.

Lil JoJo Murdered


18-year-old rapper Joseph Coleman murdered in the South Side of Chicago.

Lansing Corners Shooting


Five people were injured after a shooting in the parking lot of the Lansing Corners event center in Austin, MN.

Logan Square Shooting


Four men were shot during a private hip-hop show at the Ultra Lounge in Chicago, IL.

JayLoud Murdered


Joshua Davis murdered in Chicago, allegedly for wearing a sweatshirt honoring the recent death of Joseph "Lil JoJo" Coleman.

Rick Ross Birthday Shooting


Popular rap veteran Rick Ross was shot at in Fort Lauderdale, FL hours after a birthday celebration at Club LIV. The drive-by caused him to crash his Rolls Royce into an apartment building.

French Montana Tour Bus Shooting


French Montana's tour bus was the target of a drive-by shooting outside of a Holiday Inn in Philadelphia, PA after a show. One person was killed and another was shot in the shoulder.