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Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Shot & Killed

Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Shot & Killed

Shortly after the tragic news of XXXTENTACION‘s death, Jimmy Wopo was shot and killed in Pittsburgh. According to Action News 4, the rapper was fatally shot in the city’s Hill District. His manager, Taylor Maglin, initially reported that the rapper was in critical condition after he and an accomplice suffered gunshot wounds after being shot inside of a vehicle and later confirmed that the rapper has passed away. GRAMMY nominated music producer Sledgren also confirmed his passing in an emotional message on Twitter following the news.

Wopo was one of the most promising up-and-comers from Pittsburgh. His song “Elm Street” has accumulated millions of views on platforms like YouTube, Spotify and more. Fellow rappers including Pusha T, Juicy J, YBN Nahmir and more have taken to social media to send their condolences.