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Fetty Wap affiliate Tripple Beanz was shot and killed by 2 masked gunmen as he approached the driver side door of his black Range Rover at 12:54 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27.

Surveillance video outside the DFG Recording Studio shows the Newark, New Jersey rapper glance nervously over his shoulder as he approached his vehicle parked on the 300 block of Avon Avenue.

Moments later, two masked men jumped out of a stolen Jeep across the street and opened fire at close range. Beanz, real name Corey Thompson, 29, rolled around on the ground as the gunmen continued firing at him. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:08 p.m.

The shooters jumped back into the Jeep driven by a getaway driver.

Old skool rapper Willie D believes Beanz's murder was an inside job because the shooters knew exactly when he was leaving the studio.

His shooting led to a series of shootings in the New Jersey area over the weekend.

East coast rappers are moving with heavy security since record labels began signing serial killers affiliated with street gangs as rap artists.

According to Vladtv.com, DFG Recording Studio in New Jersey issued a statement after Thompson's death calling the 29-year-old a "superstar in the making," and someone who "genuinely was tryna change his life around."

Watch video of the shooting below (no audio).
 

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Lil Boosie Badazz is the latest rapper to fall victim to violent crime in Dallas, Texas.

According to WTSP, Boosie, real name Torrence Hatch Jr., was hit by gunfire while sitting in a bullet-riddled Sprinter van in a parking lot on Saturday afternoon.

He was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say Boosie is not providing details of the shooting to investigators. His condition is unknown.

The 38-year-old Louisiana native was in town to attend a vigil honoring rapper Mo3 on Friday night. Mo3, 28, was shot by an unknown assailant on a Dallas freeway on Nov. 11.

Mo3, real name Melvin A. Noble, was approached by a gunman when he stopped his car on the highway. Police say Noble got out of his car and ran southbound on I-35. He was shot in the head and pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police are also investigating a shooting involving rapper/dentist Jerrett Rosenborough, who was shot and robbed outside his dental practice on Nov. 12.

Rosenborough, also known as Dr. Rose, was treated for a gunshot wound and released.

Police say there is no evidence to show the three shootings are related.

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A popular Dallas, Texas dentist, who also moonlighted as a rapper, was reportedly shot at his dental practice.

Fans flooded the social media accounts of Dr. Jerrett Rosenborough, DDS, after reports that "a rapper" was shot on Thursday, and was in surgery at Baylor University Medical Center.

Rosenborough was attacked inside his dental practice and was shot as he tried to flee in his Mercedes G-Wagon. In photos uploaded to social media, the luxury vehicle was riddled with bullets.

The graduate of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry operated the Uptown Dental Studio in Dallas.

Rosenborough, who used the rap moniker "Dr. Rose", regularly posted pictures of his flashy automobiles and expensive jewelry on Instagram.

He was described as a "gentle, knowledgeable dentist who provided a wide variety of procedures. He specialized in permanent diamond-studded grills favored by gangster rappers.

Update: NBCDFW reports that Dr. Rose was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound and released.
 

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Dallas rapper Mo3 was shot in the head while driving on I-35 in Oak Cliff Wednesday morning. The rapper who was born Melvin Noble was targeted by the gunman, according to Dallas police.

Cellphone footage uploaded to Instagram shows a medic performing CPR on Noble as he lay on the highway near his car.

Urban Islandz reports Noble was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Noble, who was signed to rapper Boosie's label, told an interviewer, "I got a second chance because of music... I've basically been in every correctional facility around. Y'all never see the people that throw rocks at me, 'cause they hide their hands. You just see me beat their ass."

He leaves behind three children.

Noble's death comes days after Chicago gangster-turned rapper King Von was fatally shot during a fist fight outside a hookah lounge in Atlanta.
 

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Chicago rapper FBG Duck was shot multiple times by unknown assailants while shopping with friends in the famed Gold Coast area of downtown on Tuesday.

Chicago police spokesperson Tom Ahern said three people were shot on Oak Street around 4:37 p.m. Tuesday.

The 26-year-old rapper and his friends had just exited a store when a black Taurus and a silver Chrysler 300 pulled up. Four shooters got out of the two vehicles and opened fire on the group.

Surveillance video from a nearby convenience store captured the sound of a barrage of gunfire. At least 50 shots were fired at the victims in broad daylight, police say.
 

A bystander captured cellphone video of FBG Duck, real name Carlton Weekly, writhing on the ground as he struggled to take his final breaths before being loaded into an ambulance.

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He was struck in the chest, neck and groin and was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
 

A 36 year-old man and a 26 year-old woman are listed in critical condition at the hospital, said Deputy Police Chief Daniel O'Shea.

Chicago activist Ja'Mal Green told reporters a crowd was forming in front of the hospital. He said the shooting was not random and gang violence was not the norm in the affluent area.

"We don't expect this type of activity in the neighborhood. Our officers were on the scene very quickly and rendered first aid," O'Shea told reporters.

"This area is well policed and this was something that was specifically targeted for these individuals," he said.

"To see this happen in the middle of the day is very disturbing," he added.

FBG Duck was one of Chicago's most popular drill rappers. He was a member of the rap collective "Fly Boys Gang," abbreviated FBG.

Most FBG members are affiliated with the Tooka Gang, a faction of the notorious Gangster Disciples street gang.

FBG Duck was best known for his 2018 independent hit "Slide," which racked up 53 million views on YouTube.

He trended on Twitter in June 2018 after he extended an olive branch to disgraced rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, telling him that he'd be good in the Chi if he came through, according to DJ Vlad.

But his benevolence didn't last long. The rapper blasted 6ix9ine as a "clown" for taking his social media antics too far, according to Vlad.

The two rappers got into a heated argument and exchanged threats on social media.

After Duck was shot in the shoulder in June 2018, Chicago rapper Lil Reese expressed skepticism that he could protect anyone, much less himself in his own city.

"N----s can't tell you good somewhere they ain't even good at," Reese tweeted.

Some say Duck's murder was in retaliation for dissing deceased Chicago gang members on his last song, titled "Dead B*tches," which dropped three weeks ago.
 

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Rap producer LilJuMadeDaBeat denied rumors that claim rapper Tory Lanez heroically defended Megan Thee Stallion.

Lanez was taken into custody and charged with felony weapon possession after a shooting in the Hollywood Hills on Sunday.

Megan, who was in an SUV with Lanez, was shot "multiple times" in the foot, but she initially told police her foot was cut by broken glass.

LilJu came forward to shut down speculation that the rap crooner fired his weapon to help protect Megan during an altercation at a pool party on Sunday.

LilJu tweeted: "I hope y'all don't believe he was defending her! This a bulls**t story."

In a since-deleted tweet, he wrote: "@torylanez count your f***ing days."

LilJu was accused of snitching on Lanez.

Rumors persist that Lanez, who is listed on the booking sheet as 5-3, was in an "entanglement" with Megan, but she rejected him during the party and he shot her.

In a post on her Instagram page, Megan explained she was not arrested. She was driven to the hospital where she was treated for "multiple gunshot wounds."

"I was never arrested. This whole experience was an eye opener and a blessing in disguise. I hate that it took this experience for me to learn how to protect my energy."

She later admitted she was shot once in the foot.

TMZ posted video from the scene that shows police arresting Lanez while Megan, who is naked, sits on the ground. Another woman who was in the SUV with them was not arrested.
 

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Rapper Lil Marlo is among 5 killed in Atlanta shootings over the weekend. Lil Marlo, real name Rudolph Johnson, was fatally shot on I-285 in downtown Atlanta late Saturday night.

Police said the shooting was a targeted hit. "At this time, investigators believe the victim was the intended target of the gunfire and they are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting."

According to TMZ, police respond to a call of a single-vehicle accident around 11:30 p.m. and found the 30-year-old rapper suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Lil Marlo signed to Quality Control Records in 2017. He is pictured with label co-founder Pee Thomas (right). The independent label's acts include Cardi B, Lil Baby, Trippie Redd, Migos, City Girls, and Lil Yachty.

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Label mate Lil Yachty confirmed the rapper's death on Sunday. "We just did a song a 4 this morning smh rip brother," he wrote on Instagram.

Marlo was among 5 people fatally shot in Atlanta over the weekend. 11 people were wounded in separate shootings in the Atlanta area.

Lil Marlo's death follows a violent 4th of July weekend that left 5 people dead and more than two dozen wounded in Atlanta.

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Rap fans are mourning the loss of promising rapper Nick Blixky who was shot dead in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday night.

The up-and-coming 21-year-old rapper, real name Nickalus Thompson, was found unresponsive and bleeding profusely on Winthrop Street around 9.30 pm after suffering multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso, police told the New York Post's Page Six.

A video clip of the aftermath of the shooting was uploaded on YouTube. The footage showing a body on the pavement as police units arrived at the scene.

Witnesses initially said police shot Blixky 7 times and left him in the street.

"He look like he dead," a witness can be heard saying on the tape. "Seven times he got shot."

But a relative named Nasir Fisher confirmed Blixky was shot by a rival gang member.

"my heart broken," he wrote. "rest in peace to my brother nick blixk. watch over me Brody."

Blixky had been due to release his debut mixtape, Different Timin, in June.
 

Lil Reese knows he is lucky to be alive. The 26-year-old Chicago rapper was shot in the neck while riding in a car in suburban Chicago on Nov. 11.

Surveillance footage taken from a traffic camera shows a gunman firing a Draco AK-47 pistol at Reese's car across several lanes of traffic.

Police have no suspects in the shooting. Reese was reported to be in critical condition at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

While in the hospital, Reese hopped on Instagram Live to show his haters that he was still breathing.

After being released from the hospital, Reese, aka Grim Reaper, posted an image that shows a stapled vertical surgical incision on the front of his neck.

He captioned the image: "Made 4 it Lifes a gamble I got hella luck" [sic].

Reese has become a favorite target of robbing crews and rival Chicago rappers.

In June, Reese was jumped and robbed by multiple men who videotaped the encounter. The video later went viral on social media. His attackers claimed he lost control of his bowels during the scuffle.

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Rapper Lil Reese was reportedly shot at an intersection in suburban Chicago on Monday, Nov. 11. Sources say the troubled musician is in critical condition at a local hospital.

According to TheJasmineBrand, Reese was shot while riding in a car at 167th Street and Pulaski Road about 2:30 p.m. Witnesses told police the wounded man (Reese) was taken to a hospital.

Reese, aka Grim Reaper, was admitted to South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, but he was later transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he is listed in critical condition.

The shooting occurred just months after Reese was assaulted and robbed by multiple men who videotaped the encounter. The video later went viral on social media.

Reese, who reportedly has a terminal illness, lost control of his bowels during the vicious beating.

 
After the video went viral, Reese addressed the beating on social media. He showed off a stack of money and claimed he was not robbed.

"I got jump[ed] by like 5 niggas all that other shit tell them kill the lies," he said. "I got up still fighting ain't no hoe [in] me bro... Yea ok a jump on ain't shit. Keep listening to all them lies I got 40k on me [right now] nigga ain't taking shit."

Reese, who was born Tavares Taylor, is best known for being a member of fellow Chicago rapper Chief Keef's crew who collaborated on Keef's viral hit song "I Don't Like" in 2012. Also, that same year, Reese went viral for brutally beating a woman who he claims disrespected him in her own apartment.

The 26-year-old Capricorn signed with Def Jam and dropped his 2nd mixtape, Supa Savage, in 2013.