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Rapper Meek Mill (right) is speaking out about the escalating gang war on Atlanta's streets between factions led by rappers Quando Rondo and Lil Durk (pictured left).

Chicago rapper King Von, 26, was fatally shot by Rondo's crew member Timothy Leeks, 22, during a fistfight between Von and Rondo in Atlanta on Nov. 6.

Word on the street is Lil Durk's crew is gunning for Rondo, 21, who they believe is personally responsible for Von's death.

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Durk, 28, reportedly bought every table at a nightclub where Rondo (pictured) was scheduled to perform this week. The club promoter canceled the show.

In a tweet on Wednesday, Meek, who is friends with Lil Durk, urged other rappers to "pick a side" rather than commenting on Von's death.

Meek tweeted: "Pretty soon everybody gone have to pick a side .... too much real sh*t going on too be cool wit everybody! [sic]"

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Meek's message likely means more blood will be shed on Atlanta's pristine streets.

Hopefully, the mayor's office is monitoring the situation on social media before innocent lives are lost in Atlanta, which is now dubbed Chiraq South.
 

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50 Cent (right) is pleading with Atlanta rapper Tip "T.I." Harris (left) to squash the beef he inadvertently started with King Von's sister and gang factions in Chicago.

T.I. sparked outrage among King Von's crew when he shared a post on Instagram, ordering gangs to do their killing on their own home turf.

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Reacting to the shooting death of King Von in Atlanta over the weekend, the "Rubber Band Man" rapper captioned an IG post on Monday: "Handle YOUR beefs in YOUR city. Thx in advance. - King."

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His post sparked furious comebacks from Von's O-block crew and Von's sister, Kayla B, who wrote on her Instagram stories:

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She continued:

"And these r FACTS! But The energy he always putting in ppl business need to be the same energy he need to make it right wit his daughter! Now wea is my brother @50cent get on his a*s!"

T.I. followed up his post, saying his previous post had nothing to do with King Von's death. He also sent condolences to Kayla and her family.

Elder statesman 50 Cent had some wise advice for T.I., reminding him that he was raised in a middle class neighborhood.

"A @troubleman31 you gotta chill, you bugging for saying anything. They got casualties this is real shit, I don't know what you was thinking but re think it now. They are hurting, they love that boy he was a way out. I bet you don't even realize they will kill you for what you just said. what hood you from again? come on now it's quiet time."

 

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The Internet reacted with outrage after someone leaked grisly photos of slain rapper King Von laying on an autopsy table.

Von, real name Dayvon Bennett, was shot by a member of Savannah rapper Quando Rondo's crew during a fistfight outside a hookah lounge in downtown Atlanta early Friday.

The 26-year-old gangster-turned rapper later died during surgery at Grady Hospital. The pictures were likely taken after his body was taken to the morgue across the street from Grady Hospital, where autopsies are conducted.

The alleged autopsy images were originally uploaded to Instagram by user @fyndeeboyy who quickly deleted the pictures. But the graphic images circulating on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

It's tradition for Chicago gang members to post autopsy or open casket photos of deceased "opps" (opposition or gang rivals) to disrespect them even in death.

One King Von fan responded to the images circulating on Reddit.com:

"That sh*t is sick. Imagining [sic] people messing and taking pictures of your lifeless body when you die. If this happened to king von imagine how many pictures probably get taken and never get leaked."

Others were not so polite. Gang members affiliated with O-block, a notorious city block in Chicago, took to Instagram and TikTok to voice their anger and frustration over the photos (see below).

But that's not all they're mad about.

King Von's sister, Kayla B. clapped back at rap mogul Tip "T.I." Harris he shared an Instagram post asking out-of-towners to kill each other on their own home turfs.

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T.I.'s post also sparked outrage among different Chicago gang factions -- some of whom have booked flights to Atlanta. Below is an alleged veiled threat to T.I.

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Hopefully, Atlanta's mayor's office is monitoring the situation on social media. Atlanta's streets are about to become a bloodbath.
 

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Waka Flocka Flame asked his Instagram followers to keep the same energy for gang bangers as they do protesting police who shoot petty criminals.

The 34-year-old Atlanta-based rapper posted a series of thought-provoking memes on his IG page that revealed his conservative ideologies.

In one meme Waka wrote: "How can we as a community beg the police to don't shoot but we killing each other still? We gotta ask ourself how bad do we want true freedom?"

According to the Washington Post's database on police shootings, 13 unarmed Black men were killed by police in 2019. While hundreds of Black men, women and children have died as a result of gun violence in the U.S. since 2019.

Waka suggested that Marxist organizations use anti-police protests to distract Black people from the very serious problems that plague our community.

In another meme Waka wrote: "I guarantee you if all the hoods in America seen eye to eye police a shit on they-self!!! [sic] Nobody can f-ck with us unified."

In a third post, he wrote: "[How] can we love our gangs more than our Forefathers and Ancestors??? And not understand the reason why they fought for freedom?"
 


 


 


 

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Members of violent street gangs in Chicago have formed a "shoot on sight" pact to execute police officers who draw their weapons on suspects.

Chicago, which has the highest national average of officers being shot or killed, is home to multiple factions of street gangs who are "actively searching for" and filming police officers, according to an FBI report.

Chicago-based FBI agents released an August 26 "situation information report" that details the gang activity, ABC7 reported.

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The report states: "members of these gang factions have been actively searching for, and filming, police officers in performance of their official duties. The purpose of which is to catch on film an officer drawing his/her weapon on any subject and the subsequent 'shoot on-sight' of said officer, in order to garner national media attention."

According to police superintendent David Brown, there is an overall "sense of lawlessness", and the "danger to police officers is real and increasing."

Brown continued: "I think it's bigger than a suggestion. I think 51 officers being shot at or shot in one year, I think that quadruples any previous year in Chicago's history. So I think it's more than a suggestion that people are seeking to do harm to cops."

"We need police officers and as community members we need to push back fervently against lawlessness," Brown said.

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Monica Matthews, a Caucasian talk radio host on Atlanta's 95.5 WSB-FM, apologized on Twitter for claiming Denver Broncos draft pick Jerry Jeudy was in a gang.

Matthews was among a record 55 million viewers who tuned in to watch the 2020 virtual NFL draft. The Broncos picked Jeudy 15th overall.

Jeudy, who is Black, wears a Star of David on a gold pendant around his neck. The jewelry is commonly worn by members of the Jewish faith. But Jeudy is not Jewish.

The former Alabama star wide receiver explained to reporters that he wears the piece because his friends nicknamed him "Jew," which sounds similar to the "Jeu" in his last name. He said he didn't wear the piece to be offensive to Jewish people.

In a tweet, Matthews suggested that Jeudy was a member of the Gangster Disciples, a notorious street gang that uses an altered Star of David as their logo.

Matthews retweeted Georgia gang investigator Ray Haim's post suggesting Jeudy's Star of David is a gang symbol. Haim advised his followers to "Always look for gang identifiers... I had no idea this football player was Jewish." #gangcrisis."

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Matthews captioned her tweet, "Wow. Never ends. #criminalgangs @NFL."

Her tweets have since been deleted, but not before her followers screenshot the tweets.

Twitter activist Tariq Nasheed referred to Matthews as a "white supremacist."

In response to angry followers who accused her of racism, Matthews tweeted: "Why is it so hard to believe gangbangers come in all sizes incl military, police, teachers? I'm going to leave it there."

Less than 24 hours later, Matthews apologized profusely to Jeudy in a video explaining why she jumped to conclusions based on a piece of jewelry.

She claimed she consulted with a "trusted source" (Ray Haim), and did no further research before defaming Jeudy on Twitter.

Matthews congratulated Jeudy on being drafted and she wished him good luck on his future career in the NFL.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine's gang leader pal Aljermiah "Nuke" Mack (right) has been sentenced to 17 years hard time in prison for drug dealing and racketeering as part of the violent Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods set.

Mack, 33, was convicted of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl, but was acquitted of a kidnapping charge.

Mack was identified after Tekashi, real name Daniel Hernandez, testified against the gang members he was previously associated with.

Judge Paul Engelmayer imposed the 17-year sentence on Mack after noting he had done "nothing to accept responsibility" for his leadership role in the gang crimes. Judge Engelmayer said he would have reduced Mack's sentence by several years had he pleaded guilty.

"Remember this moment," the judge told Mack when lecturing him to take responsibility for his crimes, reported the New York Post.

Among the friends and family pleading for leniency was Pedro Sierra, a Bushwick High School principal and dean, who sent a letter of support, describing Mack as "well respected in the community."

"I know deep down in my soul, if [given] the opportunity, Mr. Mack will spend his time giving back to our community," Sierra wrote. "Many of the students are also facing many of the same traps Mr. Mack has faced, however, Mr. Mack will be able to help them avoid it."

He added: "In this day and age many of the students will listen to someone who is well respected in the community as Mr. Mack."

Tekashi, 23, is expected to be released from jail this summer, after the "Fefe" star was ordered to serve only 2 years behind bars for racketeering and firearms charges in December, 2019.

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Police in Los Angeles say East Coast rapper Pop Smoke was "targeted" and murdered execution-style in a home he rented in the Hollywood Hills early Wednesday.

The LAPD reports the 911 call about Pop Smoke's home invasion in California came from a caller in New York.

The LAPD says 4 gunmen barged into Pop Smoke's rental house despite a deadbolt lock on the front door. The alarm had been disabled by someone inside the house. The gunmen apparently got his address from a gift bag he carelessly showed off in an Instagram video.

Rappers from Nicki Minaj to Drake said their RIPs in social media posts for the rapper they barely knew, but whose death reminds them, there is no loyalty among thieves.

But not everyone has sympathy for Pop Smoke or rappers like him who flash cash and material things on social media.

One Instagram user wrote:

"this was selfish & also rappers arent safe bc they arent humble hov been told them stop holding they money up (they still did it took it as an insult) ... they flex all day & then want sympathy from us when the materials they just threw in our face have been stolen from them ... its called accountability ... you dont hear this stuff happening in other genre’s ... anybody ever tried to hit a lick off dolly parton? no bc all dolly flex is a new wig or boots... rant over."

Another IG user writes:

"Mac Miller never got shot at. There’s a lot of rappers that don’t wake up and go to sleep scared of being shot at or robbed. I wonder what the reason for this is."

A third user wrote:

"Well instead of wasting money I'm jewelry and things that don't matter why don't you guys actually buy a house that is secluded pay for security do you guys think you're untouchable could you rap about guns?"

 

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50 Cent and Nicki Minaj lead the tributes to rising rapper Pop Smoke, who was fatally shot during a suspected home invasion robbery in Los Angeles.

Masked gunmen reportedly broke into the up-and-coming rapper's leased Hollywood Hills home in the early hours of Wednesday, Feb. 19. The thugs fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding the 20 year old. No one else was injured.

LAPD has previously issued warnings to the hip-hop community about gangs stalking rapper timelines on social media.

Smoke, real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

50 Cent was among the first to comment on the sad news as his death hit headlines, taking to Twitter and writing, "R.I.P to my man Pop Smoke, No sympathy for winners. God bless him".

Nicki Minaj, who collaborated with the Brooklyn, New York native on a remix of his breakthrough hit "Welcome to the Party" last year, also mourned his loss by posting a photo on Instagram and captioning it, "The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop."
 

Atlanta rapper Ludacris posted, "Man Come On I don't even know dude but he was just getting started in this Rap Game. I was definitely interested in seeing his Growth. Too many young lives with so much potential being taken away. This S**t has to stop R.I.P. Pop Smoke".

Fellow rappers Nas, Quavo, Talib Kweli, Joe Budden, and Questlove, also shared tributes, while The Game tweeted, "Fell asleep for 3 hours, woke up & Pop Smoke dead. That's brazy.... 20 years old, damn."

Police have yet to identify the suspects, who fled the scene on foot, but reality TV star Teddi Mellencamp revealed she owns the rental property in which Smoke was killed.

In a note on Instagram, the daughter of rocker John Mellencamp admitted she and her family were stunned by the tragedy as she offered up her condolences to Smoke's relatives, WENN.com reported.

"We would like to extend our prayers and condolences to the family and loved ones affected by this tragic loss of life," she wrote.

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Cardi B's alleged attack on two sisters who were bartenders at Angels Strip Club in Queens, New York in 2018 was orchestrated by her bestie Star Brim, feds say.

On Tuesday, federal prosecutors charged Brim with racketeering and illegal gang activities for allegedly heading a notorious NY street gang.

Feds reportedly gave Brim, who is 9 months pregnant, one month to turn herself in after giving birth. The baby is due this month (Feb).

The first-time mom proudly posed with her baby daddy, an alleged Crips gang member, at her baby shower last month.

Brim captioned an Instagram image: "THE PARENTS... HAVEN'T PARTIED FOR 8 MONTHS HAD TO TURN UP".
 

Also attending the baby shower was her bestie Cardi B, actress LaLa Anthony, and rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in a home invasion early Wednesday in California.

According to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, the rapper's best friend ordered the 5-9 Brims gang members to target two sisters and deliver a savage beatdown without killing them.

After a gang member sent her video of the first assault on the sisters, Brim, whose real name is Yonette Respass, didn't think the first assault was "vicious" enough, court documents claim. So she ordered gang members to attack the women again.

Prosecutors unsealed federal indictments against the "Bodak Yellow" rapper's alleged "muscle" Jeffrey Bush, 35, and her close pal Brim, 28, on racketeering conspiracy charges for their alleged involvement with the 5-9 Brims, a chapter of the notorious Bloods gang.

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Brim, who is allegedly the gangs' 'godmother' or highest-ranking female member, apparently ordered a beatdown on the sisters for showing disrespect to Cardi, prosecutors allege.

One of the sisters was accused of sleeping with Cardi's promiscuous husband, rapper Offset of Migos. Brim (left) and Cardi are pictured at a Queens, NY courthouse, where Cardi faces trial on assault charges.

"I want hands put on them. I don't even want no talking," Brim ordered the gang, according to court papers.

Bush and three other female gang members then arrived at the Angels strip club on August 15, where they grabbed one of the bartenders by the hair, dragged her across the bar and punched her in the head.

Bush recorded the entire incident on his cell phone and sent the footage to Brim, who was doing time in prison for assault.

 

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"Dissatisfied with the first attack, defendant Respass continued communicating with other enterprise members about the assault, and discussed whether the assault was vicious enough or if 5-9 Brims needed to attack the victim again," a detention memo alleges.
 

Bush and Cardi B, real name Belcalis Almanzar, still have assault charges pending against them in Queens Supreme Court for the second incident. Cardi, who was present but did not participate in the assaults, has pleaded not guilty on the assault charges.