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'Pop, Lock & Drop It' Rapper Huey Reportedly Shot & Killed In His Hometown Of St. Louis

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Rapper Huey, whose 2006 hit "Pop, Lock & Drop It" has 50M views on Youtube and is still in DJ's rotations, was reportedly killed in a tragic shooting in his hometown of St. Louis.  Details inside.

St. Louis rapper Lawrence "Huey" Franks has reportedly died after he was shot during an attack last night in St. Louis.

The NY Daily News reports:

Huey, whose real name is Lawrence Franks Jr., arrived at a hospital late Thursday night suffering from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead a short time later. Police told Fox 2 the musician was fatally wounded during an attack outside a Missouri home in Kinloch around 11 p.m.

The 31-year-old is survived by his 13-year-old daughter Lawren whom he often posted "dad moments" with.

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Police have stated that a second gunshot victim, who is believed to also be a part of the same shooting, also turned up at the Ferguson Police Department wounded.

Huey was working on new music, and was also planning to shoot a music video tomorrow (Saturday).



Our condolences and prayers go out to all of Huey's loved ones.  Such a senseless act of crime that has taken yet another life.

EDITOR'S NOTE:  In a previous post, we accidentally used incorrect pictures of Huey.  This has been corrected in this new post.

Photo: Huey's IG

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