Notable Violence in Hip-Hop

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

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Nipsey Hussle Show Shooting

03/02/2012

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

03/19/2012

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

06/07/2012

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

07/26/2012

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

09/04/2012

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

Lansing Corners Shooting

11/11/2012

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

Logan Square Shooting

12/05/2012

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

JayLoud Murdered

12/25/2012

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

Rick Ross Birthday Shooting

01/28/2013

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

02/28/2013

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.