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Jimmy Wopo Had Signed to Taylor Gang Right Before He Was Killed

Jimmy Wopo Had Signed to Taylor Gang Right Before He Was Killed

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Wopo had so much potential

Up-and-coming rapper Jimmy Wopo was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh’s Hill District on Monday night.

The rapper, who was from Pittsburgh, had been on the scene for years. He started to find some success in 2016, releasing tapes like Woponese and Jordan Kobe.  His biggest hit was “Elm Street,” a song a lot of fans think Kendrick Lamar was inspired by when he made “HUMBLE.”

READ: Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Dead At 21

The rapper hadn’t peaked yet. In fact, he was on the rise. Chevy Woods, a rapper part of Wiz Khalifa’s crew Taylor Gang, tweeted some heartbreaking news. 

Woods revealed that Taylor Gang had just signed Wopo to a deal:

Sledgren, a producer for the label, also confirmed the news:

And Julian Routh, a reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, said he talked to producer Norman Dean, who confirmed that Wopo was Taylor Gang’s latest signing:

Jimmy Wopo was only 21 at the time of his death.

 

 



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