Updated: Rapper Drakeo The Ruler is dead

American rapper Drakeo The Ruler, whose actual identify is Darrell Caldwell, didn’t survive the stab wounds to his neck Saturday evening.

He’s reported to have handed away on the age of 28.

TMZ and Fox Information reported that he died after being stabbed on the As soon as Upon A Time LA live performance.

Journalist Jeff Weiss, who has relentlessly lined Drakeo’s music profession and authorized battles, has confirmed Drakeo’s demise, in line with Stereogum.com.

Drakeo was one among dozens of billed performers on the large all-day occasion held Saturday at Exposition Park in LA when he was attacked backstage throughout a battle.

“He was backstage round 8:30 p.m. when a battle broke out — and throughout the altercation he was stabbed… in line with regulation enforcement sources,” TMZ reported.

“We have been advised that the LAPD, the California Freeway Patrol and the hearth service responded and that Drakeo was rushed to a hospital – however a number of sources inform us he died from his accidents.”

The assault compelled organizers to cancel the occasion on the Banc of California Stadium at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

An Instagram submit from the pageant organizers merely defined: “The As soon as Upon A Time In LA Fest ends early. All performances at the moment are over. Go to the closest exit and head east on MLK.”

Hip-hop artists equivalent to Snoop Dogg, Ice Dice, The Sport, 50 Cent and YG would carry out.

In line with HipHopDX, Drakeo had simply resumed his regular life after being acquitted of homicide and tried homicide in reference to the demise of a 24-year-old man in 2016.

Los Angeles County prosecutors have tried him once more on conspiracy prices.

He ultimately entered right into a plea deal and was launched in November 2020.

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