Stop the Violence: Slain Chicago Rappers

Too many artists have died in the streets of Chiraq.

Stop the Violence: Slain Chicago Rappers - The murder epidemic going on in Chicago has taken its toll on the community. Not only has the city been dubbed "Chiraq," but there's a list of aspiring MCs who've lost their lives to the gun in recent years. One is too many.For example, this past weekend, OTF Nu Nu, cousin of XXL Freshman Lil Durk, was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle. As we mourn his passing, read on to remember more Chicago rappers who were shot to death. – Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Lil Durk via Instagram)

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Stop the Violence: Slain Chicago Rappers - The murder epidemic going on in Chicago has taken its toll on the community. Not only has the city been dubbed "Chiraq," but there's a list of aspiring MCs who've lost their lives to the gun in recent years. One is too many.For example, this past weekend, OTF Nu Nu, cousin of XXL Freshman Lil Durk, was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle. As we mourn his passing, read on to remember more Chicago rappers who were shot to death. – Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Lil Durk via Instagram)

Lil Jo Jo - Joseph "Lil Jo Jo" Coleman was gunned down on September 4, 2012, in a drive-by while riding on the back of a friend's bike. The aspiring MC's murder came on the heels of being involved in a street beef with Chief Keef and Lil Reese and releasing a diss song named "3HunnaK," on which he went at Keef and the whole Black Disciples gang. Jo Jo ran with rival gang Bricksquad Gangster Disciples.After the teen's death, a tweet was sent from Keef’s account laughing at the senseless killing, stating, “HaHa…Its Sad Cuz Dat N---a Jojo Wanted To Be Like Us.” Keef later claimed that his Twitter was hacked.Jo Jo's death sparked several more murders throughout the city.(Photo: Lil JoJo via Instagram)

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Lil Jo Jo - Joseph "Lil Jo Jo" Coleman was gunned down on September 4, 2012, in a drive-by while riding on the back of a friend's bike. The aspiring MC's murder came on the heels of being involved in a street beef with Chief Keef and Lil Reese and releasing a diss song named "3HunnaK," on which he went at Keef and the whole Black Disciples gang. Jo Jo ran with rival gang Bricksquad Gangster Disciples.After the teen's death, a tweet was sent from Keef’s account laughing at the senseless killing, stating, “HaHa…Its Sad Cuz Dat N---a Jojo Wanted To Be Like Us.” Keef later claimed that his Twitter was hacked.Jo Jo's death sparked several more murders throughout the city.(Photo: Lil JoJo via Instagram)

JayLoud - Chicago emcee Joshua "JayLoud" Davis was killed Christmas night 2012, allegedly for wearing a hoodie paying respect to his fallen homeboy Lil Jo Jo.(Photo: Jashua Davis via Facebook)

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JayLoud - Chicago emcee Joshua "JayLoud" Davis was killed Christmas night 2012, allegedly for wearing a hoodie paying respect to his fallen homeboy Lil Jo Jo.(Photo: Jashua Davis via Facebook)

Johnny Boy Da Prince - Johnny Taylor a.k.a Johnny Boy Da Prince died on January 9, 2013, after being shot several times and left to die in an alley in the Garfield Park section of Chicago. He was in talks to sign with Atlantic Records at the time. It is believed that his death was a case of mistaken identity.  (Photo: Johnny Boy Da Prince via YouTube.com)

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Johnny Boy Da Prince - Johnny Taylor a.k.a Johnny Boy Da Prince died on January 9, 2013, after being shot several times and left to die in an alley in the Garfield Park section of Chicago. He was in talks to sign with Atlantic Records at the time. It is believed that his death was a case of mistaken identity.  (Photo: Johnny Boy Da Prince via YouTube.com)

Lil Jeff - Jeffrey "Lil Jeff" Morgan was killed at a house party on Mother's Day 2013. Reportedly, his death was a result of gang warfare. He was a member of the Fly Boy Gang (FBG), and he and his twin brother Lil Jay were both rumored to be affiliated with the Insane Gangster Disciples.(Photo: MrDerro11 via YouTube.com)

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Lil Jeff - Jeffrey "Lil Jeff" Morgan was killed at a house party on Mother's Day 2013. Reportedly, his death was a result of gang warfare. He was a member of the Fly Boy Gang (FBG), and he and his twin brother Lil Jay were both rumored to be affiliated with the Insane Gangster Disciples.(Photo: MrDerro11 via YouTube.com)

J-Money - Jerome "J-Money" Wood lost his life Labor Day 2013 after being shot in the head. The 21-year-old rapper was a member of the rap click OTF and a Black Disciple who represented the 300 click like Lil Durk, Chief Keef and Lil Reese. (Photo: Lil Durk via Instagram)

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J-Money - Jerome "J-Money" Wood lost his life Labor Day 2013 after being shot in the head. The 21-year-old rapper was a member of the rap click OTF and a Black Disciple who represented the 300 click like Lil Durk, Chief Keef and Lil Reese. (Photo: Lil Durk via Instagram)

L'A Capone - Leonard "L'A Capone" Anderson was killed in September 2013 while waiting outside a recording studio in Chicago. He was hit in the right thigh and lower back and died at Northwestern Hospital. The 17-year-old rapper had also been shot the previous year. He was a good friend of Def Jam artist Lil Durk.(Photo: DADAcreative via YouTube.com)

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L'A Capone - Leonard "L'A Capone" Anderson was killed in September 2013 while waiting outside a recording studio in Chicago. He was hit in the right thigh and lower back and died at Northwestern Hospital. The 17-year-old rapper had also been shot the previous year. He was a good friend of Def Jam artist Lil Durk.(Photo: DADAcreative via YouTube.com)

Trife - Tavache "Trife" Kizer died October 7, 2013, after being shot in the head. The 38-year-old MC rapped about stopping gang violence and was not believed to be the intended target. At the time of his death, he was editing his video "Respect the Youth," which sheds light on the murderous epidemic going on in Chicago.(Photo: Traffic Entertainment Group)

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Trife - Tavache "Trife" Kizer died October 7, 2013, after being shot in the head. The 38-year-old MC rapped about stopping gang violence and was not believed to be the intended target. At the time of his death, he was editing his video "Respect the Youth," which sheds light on the murderous epidemic going on in Chicago.(Photo: Traffic Entertainment Group)

Don Darius - Ladarius Brisco, aka Don Darius, was shot in the head and killed in December 2013. He had beefs with the Black Disciples and dissed them numerous times in his songs and YouTube videos. He often chanted "B-D-K" is his rhymes, which means Black Disciple Killer. He was only 17 years old.(Photo: MoreMilli1 via YouTube.com)

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Don Darius - Ladarius Brisco, aka Don Darius, was shot in the head and killed in December 2013. He had beefs with the Black Disciples and dissed them numerous times in his songs and YouTube videos. He often chanted "B-D-K" is his rhymes, which means Black Disciple Killer. He was only 17 years old.(Photo: MoreMilli1 via YouTube.com)

Lil Marc - In March, 20-year-old emcee Marc "Lil Marc" Campbell was shot in the head while waiting at a bus stop. Just a few days earlier, Lil Marc dropped the diss "No Competition," targeting street clique OTF and rappers Lil Durk and Lil Reese, although the two rappers are believed not to have any connection to the murder.(Photo: Higher Enterprise)

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Lil Marc - In March, 20-year-old emcee Marc "Lil Marc" Campbell was shot in the head while waiting at a bus stop. Just a few days earlier, Lil Marc dropped the diss "No Competition," targeting street clique OTF and rappers Lil Durk and Lil Reese, although the two rappers are believed not to have any connection to the murder.(Photo: Higher Enterprise)

Big Glo - Mario Hess, who rapped under the monikers Big Glo and Blood Money, was shot 10 times in April. The 33-year-old was the second cousin of Chief Keef. Police found over 24 shell casings at the scene. Blood had just signed with Interscope Records prior to his death and appeared on several tracks with Keef, including the hit "F--k Rehab."(Photo: Courtesy GBE/Glo Gang)

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Big Glo - Mario Hess, who rapped under the monikers Big Glo and Blood Money, was shot 10 times in April. The 33-year-old was the second cousin of Chief Keef. Police found over 24 shell casings at the scene. Blood had just signed with Interscope Records prior to his death and appeared on several tracks with Keef, including the hit "F--k Rehab."(Photo: Courtesy GBE/Glo Gang)