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Teen Rapper 18veno Shot to Death Right at the Begining of Fame

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Rising South Carolina rapper 18veno was shot to death at the young age of 18 inside a home in Rock Hill on Saturday (January 23), and his life story became too short and heartbreaking. RIP.

Rising South Carolina rapper, 18veno was shot to death at the young age of 18
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18veno’s murdering is another warning of the tragic gun violence that continues to maintain famous artists’ lives.

18Veno, a new rap star with singles like “1942” and “Slugs,” was shot and killed according to multiple reliable reports, however, his family has not confirmed the exact cause of death.

The shooting was reported after police responded to a home in the 400 block of Byars Street and found two teens, ages 17 and 18, with serious gunshot wounds. Both were brought to Piedmont Medical Center, where they were soon pronounced dead.

Last year in September, 18veno published his debut mixtape Pablo and posted it on Instagram to highlight how fans started gravitating towards his music. Posting his #2020ArtistWrapped metrics, Veno reflected on being a rapper from Winnsboro.

“Young n-gga from the boro came from sleepin on the couch livin in hotels and shit,” he captioned the post on December 2. “I was made for this shit on D.$imm.”

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Celebrities Reaction After 18veno Shot to Death

When the news of Veno’s passing was spread, media such as RapCaviar was of first who paid respects to Veno, praising him as one of the next stars from the Carolinas.

“RIP 18veno,” RapCaviar said. “He was really on the come up out of South Carolina. Prayers up for his loved ones.”

The hip hop community is mourning fallen emcee and many other tributes to the late rapper have come piling in too, including one from fellow South Carolina producer Jetsonmade. “Long Live @18veno. I love u lil brudda,” he tweeted the day after 18veno was shot to death.

In his post, Jetsonmade shows love to the 18veno and share a video of a rapper performing one of his songs while in a car’s back seat.


Who Shot and Killed Rapper 18veno?

There is not suspect information regarding Veno’s death at the young age.

Anyone with information on his killing is requested to contact the Rock Hill Police Department at 803-329-7293.

News of his passing first was heard on 24 January 2021, although it is believed that 18veno died on the evening of 23 January 2021 as we mentioned above.

We sends our condolences to his beloved ones during this difficult time. You can also share your tributes in our comment section, so we can add them to the article to honor the late 18veno.


More about the Killed Rapper

18veno was born in South Carolina, but as soon as he was born, he went to DC. Then when he was just about 6, he moved back to South Carolina, and lived in Winnsboro till his death.

 18veno’s brother passed away when the rapper was 14. He also went to jail at the age of of 16 for 5 months.

18veno began his serious rap career when he was in the 9th grade. Last year, he released his debut project Pablo, which was motivated by his childhood nickname, Pablo Escobar.

Rising South Carolina rapper, 18veno was shot to death at the young age of 18
Image source: 18 Veno YouTube account

Pablo project contains 11 tracks and puts 18’s skill on full display and only features rapper PG RA. The project also holds stand-out songs like “1942” and “Slugs,” the latter was the final song he promoted on his Instagram Story.

This tragic death continues a sobering trend in the rap of young artists being shot just before they reach the cusp of stardom. Many talented young rappers were killed in recent years, and most of them were involved in a shooting.

Rapper John “Ecstasy” Fletcher’s death cause is still private but some sources announced he was shot, the 26-year-old upcoming American rapper FBG Duck Shot and Killed during the incident in Chicago, which happened in broad daylight, August 4, 2020.

Another rising rapper Lil Marlo was shot and killed at 30 on July 12, 2020, and also KJ Balla was shot and killed reportedly when in the East New York section of the borough. Unfortunately, this horrible trend seems to be growing, and not only is it ignored but it is becoming less and less important day by day.


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