From an Aaron Sorkin courtroom drama to a time-loop rom-com to a horror film that will make you cry. Louie a.k.a. Others were not so lucky, however, as two other people were killed Wednesday in separate Chicago shootings. 374.1k Followers, 730 Following, 40 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from TONY (@___king__louie___) Less than a half-mile away from the evening killing, a 33-year-old man was shot to death about 1:45 p.m., said Officer Nicole Trainor, a Chicago police spokeswoman. The Tribune noted that there had been a handful of separate Wednesday shootings, which left two dead and four others wounded across the city, and that police were still investigating. Pretty sure alot of chicago artists fucked with him in his early days & were inspired by him. But the rapper, who had recently made noise for releasing “Fuck Spike Lee,” tied to the filmmaker’s Chi-Raq project, was accumulating well wishes for a fast and full recovery from fellow Chicagoan Chance the Rapper and others, via social media, throughout the evening. A 39-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene in the Austin neighborhood of the city. 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The first day of May Kanye West's label, G.O.O.D. Police News Affairs did not immediately have any detailed information on the circumstances of the shooting, but Sweeney said no one was in custody. [1], In 2012, during a trip to Los Angeles, California, King Louie met and signed with Epic Records. He suffered a neck wound. During the release, West took time to mention numerous other up and coming artists, including King L.[4] King Louie was later quoted on MTV's Sucker Free program that he was shocked and not aware that West was a fan. Louis King Johnson, Jr. (born December 27, 1987), better known by his stage name King Louie (or King L), is an American rapper and actor from Chicago, Illinois. The woman told police she was struck by a bullet fragment, Trainor said. (Yes, it’s legal.). The man tried to disarm the would-be robber, and in the process he was shot in the hand. All rights reserved. Johnson also recently made a cameo appearance on Kanye West’s sixth album, “Yeezus.”. The 27-year-old had been rushed to a medical center after an unidentified gunman came up to his vehicle, shot him in the left side of the head, and fled earlier that afternoon. On Wednesday, Chance the Rapper tweeted that he was praying for his friend to pull through. He got out of the hood because he rap. Pritzker’s order and continuing indoor dining as COVID-19 cases rise, Kyle Rittenhouse cried, vomited and worried about social media as he told Antioch cops, ‘I shot two white kids’, Portillo’s superfans line up for hours on opening day at newest Chicago location, Editorial: Chicago Tribune endorsements: Take the editorial board’s ballot into the voting booth with you. Also Read: Spike Lee Follows 'Chi-Raq' Premiere With Anti-Gun Violence March. After attending high school, King Louie began building a following through one-on-one mixtapes. The man was struck in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, Sweeney said. The rap star, whose real name is Louis Johnson Jr., was shot in the head while in a … Johnson, grew up on the Southeast Side and is often credited with coining the term Chiraq, which compare’s the region to Iraq and inspired the title of Spike Lee‘s latest film. Rapper King Louie was shot and badly wounded in the latest round of violence in Chicago on Wednesday. That shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. said Trainor. The casting directors outdid themselves. The man told officers he was standing in the 100 block of South Homan Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots in his direction. Rapper King Louie was shot and badly wounded in the latest round of violence in Chicago on Wednesday. Rapper King Louie was shot and badly wounded in the latest round of violence in Chicago on Wednesday. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in grave condition to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at short time later. I believe in the power of prayer and I believe my brother Louie gone be ok. [2] King Louie released his debut mixtape entitled Boss Shit in September 2007,[3] and the next year released his second mixtape Cloud 9 on December 2009. Earlier, officials said Ruffin was living in Richton Park, but public records indicate that was an outdated address for him. However, his career was put on hold after he was hit by a car. 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The woman, who suffered a wound to her index finger, drove herself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. A man and a 55-year-old woman were both wounded in the shooting. Sorry Ye: 2 Chainz Endorses Joe Biden During Atlanta Rally With Obama, Isabelle Fuhrman’s Esther Comes Home (Again) In Upcoming, “It’s such a satisfying moment for them, and especially for the audience.”, “Wow, this is the first time in my entire life that one of my songs is in my head in a way that isn’t, like, when I’m working on it.”. The rap star, whose real name is Louis Johnson Jr., was shot in the head while in a car in the Ashburn neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side, according to police, reported the Chicago Sun-Times. [5] He would later appear on West's Yeezus, performing a verse and the hook on the track "Send It Up". You won’t be able to ignore it, so here’s how to keep up with live coverage of the 2020 election results on TV and streaming alike. He was identified as Christopher Ruffin, in south suburban Richton Park, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. A glorious season of television comes to a glorious close. Washington D.C. — A former Navy reservist shot and killed 12 people on September 16, 2013, at a military facility. He would hand out CDs at bus stops and parties. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020. That shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. in the 8600 block of South Morgan Street, Trainor said. Log in or link your magazine subscription, Chicago Rapper King Louie Shot, But Stabilized, Kendall Jenner Had a Birthday Party and It Wasn’t Even on a Private Island, David Letterman Thinks Trump Will ‘Lose It Big’ This Time. The man was struck in the leg, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized, Sweeney said. King Louie, the Chicago rapper credited with coining the term "Chiraq" to describe the city's sometimes violent streets, has been shot and wounded. We’re really getting every yachty trope this season, aren’t we? “All we can do is live our lives the best way we know how,” mom Kris told Andy Cohen about the backlash. The rapper released a song on Dec. 4 titled “F– Spike Lee,” the same day the New York director’s “Chi-Raq” premiered in theaters. The man told officers he was standing in the 100 block of South Homan Avenue, when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots in his direction. Umpqua, Ore. - On October 1, 2015, Chris Harper Mercer killed nine people and injured seven to nine more at Umpqua Community College before two police officers shot him. About 2:40 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood, Sweeney said. He is from a gang called DroCity, this gang is around the area of Eastside Englewood. So put on a clean sweater, and hit the polls. Others were not so lucky, however, as two other people were killed Wednesday in separate Chicago shootings. Lady Gaga Leaves It All On the Biden Rally Stage for Her ‘Pennsylvania Guy’ Joe, “Vote like this country depends on it, because it does.”. CHICAGO—Two men were killed, and four other people, including a prominent Chicago rapper known as King Louie, were wounded Wednesday … King Louie released his debut mixtape entitled Boss Shit in September 2007, and the next year released his second mixtape Cloud 9 on December 2009. Beyoncé Keeps Election-Eve Endorsement Tradition Alive, Rock Hall of Fame Permanently Pushes Future Ceremonies to Fall Due to COVID-19. San Bernardino, Calif. - 14 people were killed and another 21 injured after Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik opened fire during a holiday party on December 2, 2015. In the Austin neighborhood, a man was shot to death in a home about 6:17 p.m., said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago police spokesman. Just before the shooting, suspected killer Omar Mateen called 911 and pledged his allegiance to the terror group ISIS. A 33-year-old man was also shot to death earlier in the day about half a mile away, and another man and woman were both injured at that scene. To continue reading for free, provide your email below. The woman told officers a gunman approached, shot the man and then fled on foot, Trainor said. [4] He later returned to music, releasing a series of mixtapes that he made available online. The victim was rapper King L, formerly known as King Louie, whose real name is Louis Johnson, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the shooting. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized, she said. 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James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings, and Brad Rutter aren’t done yet. Rising Chicago rapper King Louie is having a great month. ‘This is as bad as I’ve ever seen,’ says one Chicagoan. The woman told officers a gunman approached, shot the man and then fled the scene on foot, Trainor said. Police News Affairs did not immediately have any detailed information on the circumstances of the shooting, but Sweeney said no one was in custody. Across the nation, political rage is on the rise.

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