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Rapper Lil Durk's artist Marcus "Muwop" Smart (top left) is among 5 men arrested in the shooting death of Chicago rapper FBG Duck.

FBG Duck, real name Carlton Weekly, 26, was gunned down last year in Chicago's upscale Gold Coast shopping district.

The U.S. District Attorney's office said the FBI used social media to break the murder case. The co-defendants constantly bragged about FBG Duck's death on social media.

Marcus "Muwop" Smart and Tacarlos "Los" Offerd (bottom left) are among five gang members named in a federal indictment. All five are in federal custody and are not expected to be released before their trials.

A sixth suspect killed himself in August 2021 -- a year after FBG Duck's death.

In the indictment, Tacarlos "Los" Offerd, 22, reportedly purchased a vehicle used as a "lead car" one week before the August 4, 2020 shooting.

After the shooting, Offerd returned the vehicle to the car dealership after he was accused of falsifying his car loan application.

The vehicle was caught on police surveillance cameras and license plate readers the day of the shooting.

Smart, 22, is the best known of the five defendants. He was with Chicago rapper King Von when he was shot and killed by aspiring rapper Lul Timm outside a hookah bar in downtown Atlanta last year.

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King Von, real name Dayvon Bennett, was fighting with aspiring rapper Quando Rondo when he was shot.
 

Smart is seen in surveillance video (in white t-shirt) punching Rondo, then assisting the mortally wounded King Von to a car.

After King Von's death, rapper Lil Durk signed Smart to his independent label in Atlanta.

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In a message to a fan on Twitter, Smart said he's keeping his head held high and that he'll "be home soon."

However, his release from federal custody is not likely to happen soon.
 

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An aspiring rapper who was charged with the murder of Chicago rapper King Von in Atlanta last year was arrested again in Chatham County on Wednesday.

According to the Chatham County Jail website, police threw the book at Lul Timm, real name Timothy Leeks, 23.

He is charged with speeding, fleeing or intending to elude police, failure to stop, improper left turn, following too closely, driving on the wrong side of the road, and other moving violations.

He was booked into the Chatham County Jail and is awaiting a bond hearing today.

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Leeks, an affiliate of aspiring rapper Quando Rondo, was charged last November with the fatal shooting of rapper King Von (pictured).

Leeks is awaiting trial on the murder charge.

In the meantime, he flashes cash on Instagram and books studio sessions in the hopes of jump starting his fledgling rap career.

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A Chicago Police Dept. report confirms late rapper King Von gunned down notorious teenage gangster Gakirah "K.I" Barnes.

King Von, born Dayvon Bennett, was shot and killed outside a lounge in downtown Atlanta on November 6, 2020.

Barnes, 17, reportedly killed more than a dozen people by the time she died in 2014. She allegedly angered King Von by rejecting his advances directly and on social media.

On April 11, 2014, Barnes responded to Von's messages on Twitter.com. She told him her location and said she was heading to a friend's house in Woodlawn.

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At 3:30 p.m., Barnes was walking with friends when she was shot multiple times on the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue. She suffered fatal gunshot wounds to the chest, jaw and neck, according to NBC Chicago.

According to the police report:

"An unknown M/1 wearing a Grey Hoodie and Blue jeans approached the victims. The unknown offender then produced a handgun and began firing in the direction of the victims, striking all three. The unknown offender then was observed entering an unknown vehicle making good his escape... The investigation revealed that the victim was killed by Dayvon BENNETT.... Bennett was positively identified as the offender in the incident."

However, police did not have enough evidence to charge the aspiring rapper in 2014. He was later charged in an unrelated murder and served time in prison.

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A 6-year-old Chicago boy wanted rapper King Von to host his birthday bash. But he's dead, so the boy's mom did the next best thing.

She mounted a life-size picture of the rapper on a cardboard stand up. Then she dressed the birthday boy just like his idol in a white tee and black shorts with a faux diamond pendant.

The boy's birthday cake featured a similar photo of the late rapper wearing a white Furberry t-shirt and black pants.

King Von was gunned down during a fistfight outside an Atlanta lounge last year.

The little boy, named Daundrea, is seen flashing a gang sign in a photo next to Von's cardboard standup -- just like his idol.

The Internet comments were brutal.

One Reddit.com user wrote: "Rest In Peace Von but damn hope that kid don't go towards that life."

Another user wrote: "this is honestly some of the dumbest sh-t I've seen in a long time he shouldn't even know who von is."

And a third wrote, "This is lack of having a dad."

Question: Would you let your 6-year-old listen to drill/trap music?

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Rapper Lil Reese, who made a career out of mocking his dead opps, was shot and wounded in a parking garage in downtown Chicago Saturday morning.

Reese, born Tavares Taylor, was shot along with two other men. All three men were transported to a Chicago hospital. Another man is still at large.

A stolen Dodge Durango was crashed outside the parking garage. The vehicle was riddled with bullet holes, @CWBChicago reports.

The hashtag "Lil Reese dead" began trending on Twitter.com after someone uploaded grisly cellphone video of the wounded rapper spitting up blood. He is handcuffed and struggling to breath.

WARNING: The link contains graphic violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

A woman can be heard accusing Reese and another man of stealing her car. "You wasn't driving, but you stole my sh*t!" she told another wounded man.

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On November 11, 2019, Reese was shot in the throat at a busy intersection in Country Club Hills. Witnesses told police Reese was shot by a gunman following a brief car chase.

A week later, Reese sent out a tweet noting he is "Alive and well."

A day after he was discharged from the hospital, he release a track titled "Come Outside."

Reese, 28, is among a crew of hardcore gang members-turned-rappers who launched Chicago's drill scene in the early 2010s. Reese is affiliated with former gang members Lil Durk, Fredo Santana, and Chief Keef.

Durk and Keef fled Chicago after their gang affiliates were killed in turf wars. Durk moved to Atlanta where he was joined later by Chicago rapper King Von. Both men were arrested in connection with a shooting and kidnapping in Atlanta in June 2019.

Von, 26, was still awaiting trial on attempted murder charges when he was gunned down by aspiring rapper Lul Tim, 22, during a fistfight with aspiring rapper Quando Rondo, 22, outside an Atlanta nightclub On November 6, 2020.

Update: Video shows Reese sitting up with the help of police after the shooting.
 

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Rapper Quando Rondo cheated death early Sunday when a bullet with his name on it struck an associate in the hand. Then injured man was treated for a gunshot wound at a hospital.

The incident happened outside a convenience store in Blackshear, Georgia, about 240 miles southeast of Atlanta.

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Rondo, born Tyquian Terrel Bowman, was traveling with a large entourage when they stopped at a convenience store in Blackshear. The group was in the parking lot of the convenience store when shots rang out.

Police believe the gunman, who opened fire from across the street, was aiming for the rapper who has a multi-million dollar bounty on his head.

Rondo, who turned 22 last month, was involved in a fistfight with Chicago rapper King Von when a member of his entourage, Lul Tim, shot Von outside an Atlanta nightclub in November.

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Von (pictured in August 2020) was pronounced dead at an Atlanta hospital. He was just 26.

Lul Tim was recently released from the Fulton County Jail on $100,000 bond, reportedly paid by Rondo.

Rather than lay low after Von's death, Rondo has repeatedly taunted Von's gang affiliates online.

But offline he surrounds himself with a large crew of hangers ons in the hopes that one of them will catch a bullet meant for him.

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Rapper Quando Rondo and King Von's alleged killer Lul Timm (right) celebrated after Timm was released from an Atlanta jail over the weekend.

Lul Timm, real name Timothy Leeks, is accused of gunning down Chicago rapper King Von outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in downtown Atlanta in November.

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King Von, born Dayvon Bennett, was involved in a fistfight with Rondo at the time of the shooting. Von died hours later during surgery at an Atlanta hospital. He was 26.

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Timm was released from jail after Rondo (pictured in 2019) allegedly paid his $100,000 bond. Timm shared an Instagram photo of himself wearing all black on Saturday.

Timm captioned the image: "I got bruddas that didn’t come from my mother but we locced in 4L [sic]."
 

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Rondo was not charged in Von's murder, but his life is in constant danger. Rumor has it that rapper Lil Durk (pictured left with Von) put a $5 million bounty on Rondo's head.

A King Von fan wrote this comment on Timm's IG page: "You are a living dead... When you go out of jail just remember this. F*** your life pu**y. You are next."

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Viral video surfaced on Wednesday, showing the late rapper King Von's sister, Kayla B fighting with another Instagram personality, Cuban Doll, 22.

The two women decided to take their disagreement to the streets after going back and forth with each other on social media.

Kayla B, a 5'-7", 28-year-old entrepreneur, got the best of the Doll by pulling a Mike Tyson and biting the influencer on her forehead.

Kayla's brother King Von, 26, was shot during an altercation outside an Atlanta nightclub on November 6. He later died from his injuries at Grady Hospital. His killer, aspiring rapper and gangbanger Timothy Leeks is being held in the crowded Fulton County Jail without bond.

Kayla and Von grew up in separate households in the Chicago area. The fight allegedly stemmed from Cuban Doll dissing Von.

CAUTION: This video contains scenes of hair weave pulling, cannibalism and profanity.
 

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King Von's ex-girlfriend Asian Doll is still working through the five stages of grief after the gangbanger was fatally shot during an argument outside an Atlanta nightclub in November.

The Doll and the 26-year-old Chicago rapper had already parted ways by the time of his death. But you wouldn't know that by the grief the Doll has displayed in frequent social media posts and videos.

She even tatted his face on her hand as an example of her undying love for the rapper who probably wasn't thinking about her during his final days above ground.

In an interview with Taraji P. Henson on an upcoming "Peace of Mind with Taraji" Facebook Watch episode, Asian Doll explained how she is coping with the grief of losing an ex.

She claims King Von was her first love and she was "real hard" on her "soulmate" when they broke up "six days" before he died.

"My whole world just crashed," she said. "I never felt a feeling like that. It's like I was just broken.... This is my first love. My first real boyfriend."

She said she learned of his death on social media. She also discussed the relentless mocking and taunting from followers who insist she is just a clout chasing sociopath, since no one ever heard of her before King Von's tragic demise.

Taraji, who is not a therapist, ramps up the emotional factor by handing the Doll some tissue -- and even dabbing her own fake tears.

Your skepticism is justified. This is the same Asian Doll who -- a whole month before King Von died -- tweeted, "Please have at least 3 body's [sic] before you talk to me Boy I like killers."
 

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Rapper 21 Savage explained why he purchased a brand new Range Rover for King Von's sister, Kayla B -- but didn't buy his own baby mama one.

Von, 26, was shot and killed in Atlanta on Nov. 6. An emotional 21 Savage, whose real name is Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, took to social media to vow that he would always take care of Kayla's financial needs.

He made good on the promise 2 weeks later by purchasing a white Range Rover for Kayla's birthday.

The rapper's own relatives questioned his good deed -- and one of 21 Savage's baby mamas, who never received such an extravagant gift from him, also had something to say online.

Sources say 21 Savage never took care of his late friend FBG Duck’s family. He never bought Duck's mom a car.

Kayla saw the salty comments and rushed to the defense of her "brother."

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But the hateration continued, forcing 21 Savage to deny he was flossing for the internet:

"I never speak on stuff like this because I don't do it for the internet but y'all being disrespectful. Von was already planning on purchasing the gift for her birthday and due to his untimely passing, he wasn't able to finish so all i did was finish what he started because I told kayla when he passed I had her 4L and I meant it. All the immature comments and speculations surrounding this are very insensitive please keep them to yourself. Respect to his family, his children, O'Block, OTF, and anybody else I left out."