Chicago is in the midst of a bloody shoot out between factions loyal to one of its bloodiest rappers – Cheef Keef. Along with the rest of the intelligent world, we just don’t understand why a rival rapper Lil Jojo would be shot down because of his words to Cheef Keef ?
This is a pic of Lil Jojo moments before he was shot in this very same street.
This is the video which supposedly caused the murder
This is the report encapsulated by the local chicago media.
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This is what Rap has come to ?
Lupe Fiasco should have no place in this craziness, yet we see a threat against him by the same bloody mouth who’s’ being investigated in the murder of Lil Jojo early this week; Cheef Keef.
How long can the Rap fraternity tolerate this type of bloodfest and call it music ?
The fans of Rap are getting tired of this endless tirade of Bitch This, Punk That. It’s time that these Down Low gangstas pull their pants up; and actually learn to entertain their audience instead of alienating them.
This is the Chicago Tribune account of this blood feud
Greg Kot, Music critic
Chicago’s hip-hop community is in a war of words that has escalated into violence, with the shooting death of a teenage rapper.Tuesday was another night, another homicide in a year in which hundreds of Chicagoans have been gunned down; the murder rate for the year’s first half is up an alarming 38 percent over last year. This time the victim was Joseph Coleman (18-year-old rapper Lil Jojo). The bicycle-riding teen was slain by a drive-by shooter in his South Side Englewood neighborhood.
His death starkly punctuated a gang-related war of words and music between Jojo and rapper Lil Reese, associated with the biggest new star in Chicago hip-hop, Chief Keef. Jojo recently released a song on-line, “3hunna K” that mocked Reese, Keef and their “300 squad,” which is associated with a street gang.
Keef took to his Twitter account Wednesday to respond to Jojo’s death: “It’s sad cus … Jojo wanted to be just like us #LMAO” (Internet slang for “laughing my ass off”). Chicago police are reportedly investigating a possible connection between the comments and Jojo’s death.
On Wednesday, Keef went after another Chicago hip-hop artist, Lupe Fiasco, on Twitter. He called Fiasco a “hoe” among other epithets and vowed that when “I see him (I’ll) smack him.”
He was responding in part to comments Fiasco made at a Baltimore radio station several days earlier. “Chief Keef scares me,” Fiasco had said. “Not him specifically, but just the culture that he represents.” He decried the rising murder rate in his hometown and said, “You see who’s doing it and perpetrating it, they all look like Chief Keef.”
Fiasco, who has built a global reputation for crafting thoughtful, socially conscious music, responded passionately to Keef on his Twitter account, but with a tinge of sadness.
“I have spoken peace only (to) receive vitriol and malice in return,” Fiasco wrote, and lamented the “paths to nothingness” that such attitudes entail.
Keef, born Keith Cozart 17 years ago, was recently under house arrest for a gun charge. During that time he was signed to a record deal by Interscope Records, the home of Dr. Dre and Eminem, and a few weeks ago he appeared at the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park. His raps at the festival – often harsh, street-life vignettes about growing up on the economically ravaged, gang-infested South Side — were punctuated by the sound of gun shots, an eerie reminder of life only blocks away from the stage on which he was performing.
Street buzz, his criminal record and the Internet hit “I Don’t Like” have conspired to make Keef the most notable new face of Chicago hip-hop.
Other prominent Chicago hip-hop artists jumped in with their own Twitter comments Wednesday in the wake of the Keef-Fiasco debate.
Psalm One, who has been recording acclaimed hip-hop albums for more than a decade, pointedly called out Keef: “We hear you loud and clear,” but “a lot of folks just can’t rock with you on it.” And later, she questioned success built on “talking about nothing but drugs/guns.”
After several hours of mostly negative fallout from his more than 200,000 Twitter followers, Keef claimed his account had been hacked.
The animated Twitter discussion dissipated by late Wednesday, but not until another respected Chicago hip-hop artist chimed in. Rhymefest, who ran unsuccessfully for alderman in the crime-riddled 20th Ward earlier this year, added this postscript: “I warned you all about this Chicago violence in Hip Hop and I was called a Hater. Now someone else is dead.”
Related: View more details about this shooting and Chicago’s other 2012 homicides at homicides.redeyechicago.com
We saw Lupe Fiasco respond that this may be his last cd because he is not interested in being associated with this violence. Lupe has delivered huge chunks of truth and wisdom, while releasing the facts in his very educational style of flow.
Check out his recent efforts – Bitch Bad
WE Agree Lupe – Bitch is Bad, and we hope these women these days get it straight. Because being called a bitch is bad.
This is whats’ happening in Chitown and what what the Chicago Police are saying. Apparently CPD let the gangsters wipe each other out; while the community is held hostage. Not Good for Anyone.
Clearly BadGalsRadio has taken its stance against this Bloody Bitch Fest from the very beginning. We reaffirm our stance today and hope that you will join us in saying No More Bloody Murder Rap.
We believe that there is enough out there to focus on that needs our attention. We don’t see the logic in calling us out for being the Mothers and Standard Bearers for this generation of miss-it’s. We may be many things but one thing we are is life-giver; and for that I will not take any crap. Especially from a Bleacher.
Look At His Face and Tell Us He’s Got all his ducks in a row – right.
Cheef Keef you need to meet the Truth Head On, Right Quick.
A lot of women are looking at your pic and they’re all saying the same thing – You Look Sick Holmes. Could it be that grim reaper shadow ?
Don’t worry – we all know that what you live, is what kills you. We’ll be seeing him in the obituaries much more quickly than he thinks. but for us, it’s all just too okay to be acceptable.
There should be no more of this tolerated. The mothers and girlfriends of these bloody mouth artists need to embark on a Betty White style retraining program.
Our Remedy goes simply like this – Each time they hear the word Bitch coming from their mouth, they should kick them square in their nuts.
Women Lets Show them how weak they really are, Bloody Cunts
Now Hol Dat Cheef Keef