On the heels of XXXTENTACION’s untimely death, hip-hop has suffered another loss. Rapper Jimmy Wopo was killed in a shooting in his hometown on Monday, June 18. Wopo, whose real name is Travon Smart, was transported to the hospital in critical condition and died at the medical facility. The up-and-coming artist was one of two victims of the Pittsburgh Hill District neighborhood shooting. He was 21 years old. Wopo first gained major recognition with the release of his breakout single “Elm Street” in 2016. The song raked up over 6 million views on YouTube and 3.63 million streams on SoundCloud.

Rising rapper Jimmy Wopo shot dead in Pittsburgh

Via pagesix.com