Following a triple shooting in Toronto on Saturday night, Canadian rapper Smoke Dawg is reportedly dead.
The 21-year-old musician whose real name is Jahvante Smart had supported Drake on his 2017 Boy Meets World European tour at several concerts. But he became one of the victims in a triple shooting outside Cube Nightclub. Toronto Police said:
“Multiple shots” were fired in the Entertainment District of the city on Saturday evening, with three “seriously injured” victims – two male and one female – being rushed to hospital.
Drake has led tributes to the fellow Canadian musician, sharing a photo of Smoke Dawg and him performing together on stage, with a message on his Instagram story.
‘All these gifts and blessed souls and inner lights being extinguished lately is devastating. ‘I wish peace would wash over our city. So much talent and so many stories we never get to see play out. Rest up Smoke.’
Drake via his IG story. RIP Smoke Dawg 💔 pic.twitter.com/xRnKVZzncX
— Drake Direct (@DrakeDirect_) July 1, 2018
According to the Police, there were three victims; a female victim has non-life-threatening injuries, and two male victims were in critical condition. Along with the rapper Smoke Dawg, 28-year-old producer Ernest Modekwe, also known as Koba Prime, succumbed to his injuries and died. The shooters are believed to have fled in a white car or a black SUV.
Now, let’s explore more facts about Smoke Dawg wiki, bio, parents, siblings, girlfriend, daughter, and wife.
Smoke Dawg Wiki-Bio: Parents, Siblings, Daughter, Girlfriend and other facts
Born on November 18, 1996, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Smoke Dawg had Trinidadian, Jamaican and Somalian roots. He grew up with his 13 siblings in Toronto’s Regent Park neighborhood. The identity of his parents and siblings hasn’t been revealed.
The rapper left behind a one-year-old daughter, but the mother of his daughter is still a mystery. He hadn’t married anyone, so the possible mother of his child is one of his secret girlfriends.
Smoke was a part of the group of rappers called “Halal Gang.” He gained public recognition three years ago, after the release of his hit song Still. Last year, he supported Drake on Boy Meets World European tour.
His notable songs are “Still,” “Flippin,” “OT AND BACK,” “Trap House,” and “Count It Up.” He had collaborated with Skepta on their song “Overseas” and was also responsible for the remix of “Trap House” that featured French Montana.