R.I.P. Smoke Dawg
Up-and-coming Toronto rapper Smoke Dawg was shot and killed in his hometown on Saturday. The rapper, who was best known for his 2015 hit “Trap House,” was only 21.
According to The Star, the shooting occurred a couple of minutes before 8 PM on Saturday night near Cube nightclub. When police arrived on the scene, they found two men and a woman injured with gun wounds.
The two men were rushed to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead. The woman is expected to pull through. The Star doesn’t mention the rapper but artists from the Toronto scene started sending out their condolences on social media:
Smokey is gone, may our prayers follow him to heaven
— Mustafa (@MustafaThePoet) July 1, 2018
RIP My Brothers Smoke Dawg & Koba.. Love You Guys 4 Life.. Rest Easy 💔💔💔💔💔
— MURDA ON THE BEAT (@murdabeatz_) July 1, 2018
Just found out about Smoke Dawg… don’t even know what to say
— Nineteen85 (@Nineteen85) July 1, 2018
Rip Smoke Dawg 🙏🏼 always real energy when we linked… Our city need to do better!! ! Shit is getting out of control
— KILLY ☠ (@hoodhokage) July 1, 2018
Last year, Smoke Dawg opened up for Drae during his Boy Meets World tour. Drake left a heartfelt message to the rapper on his IG story:
Source: The Star