On the 6th of November 2020, King Von was shot dead, everyone thought it was a rumor initially. His close pals later confirmed the news. All of his fans and other friends were in shock. His death occurred just one week after the release of ‘Welcome to O’Block’ his new album and this was the saddest part. King Von’s autopsy pictures were leaked all over the internet.
About King von
King von was his professional name, but his real name was Dayvon Daquan Bennett. He was born in Chicago on the 9th of August 1994. He was a songwriter and a rapper, he was signed to the record label Only the Family and Empire Distribution by Lil Durk.
King Von grew up in a crime-ridden neighborhood, which had a very bad and great influence on him during his teenage years. He got involved in crime by himself and spent most of his teenage in and out of prison. In 2018, his life took a very strange turn when he started to write songs. Lil Durk listened to some of his early songs, he showed interest in the rapper and signed him for the Only Family. This is where his career started to bloom. Problems and Single were his songs and were quite popular, but his Crazy Story broke all the records and captured a huge audience. King von became a star. In 2018, the video of Crazy Story was released and it was streamed more than 20 million times. There was no stopping for the rapper after this.
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His mother was very close to him
King von was fond of his mother. After a fresh start in his career, he made sure that he took care of his mother. He also gifted a new car to her in April 2020.
He used his jail time for his creativity
Life was very difficult for the rapper, but he took it as a challenge. While serving in prison many people get frustrated and go into depression, King von used his jail time to his advantage. He used to read a lot while he was in prison.
Some of his best songs were:
The Code, featuring Polo G
Armed & Dangerous
All these Niggas
Took her to the O
Don’t play that
King von’s death reason
At a nightclub in Atlanta, it was an unfortunate night. Quando Rondo and King Von got into an ugly fight or an argument which lead to gunfire. Unfortunately, there were multiple shots fired at King Von during that fight. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead after a while.
Who is king von
King Von was born in Chicago on the south side. He grew up in the Parkway Gardens Projects, which is also known as “O-Block”. It is situated at the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and 64th. It is also called 300 by some people. King Von was raised around other well-known artists from the same locality such as Chief Keef. He was friends with rapper Lil Durk since childhood. Lil Durk was not from O-Block but was associated with its members closely.
It is said that, while growing up King Von was a member of Back Disciples or BD which was a street gang. “Grandson” was the nickname given to King Von because when he was in prison, he reminded them of King David. King David or David Barksdale was the founder of BD or Black Disciples. He said that in prison people used to tell him that he reminded them of their gang leader in how he took care of himself in the streets.
What is king von famous for
King Von was a very popular rapper and has given many hits to the music industry. His rap career became popular and started to see a rise when he was only 26 years old. The affiliation with Lil Durk started in 2018 and this increased his fanbase since that time. His early tracks such as “problems” established his talent in the world and his “Crazy Story” song in 2018 captured a large audience. There are over fifty million views on YouTube for his “Crazy Story” video song. In this song, he tells a story of a robbery that went violent, which made him a wonderful storyteller.
He is very popular for his collaboration with the famous rapper Lil Durk. With his popular story-telling style, he attracted Lil Durk, and this made him emerge as a successful rapper in the world of rappers. Lil Durk signed up King Von for his Only the Family record label in 2018. The most famous “Crazy Story” was included in his debut mixtape. The name of that mixtape is Grandon, Vol. 1. They had been very good friends for a very long time and affiliated on many musical projects. After the death of King Von, Lil Durk revealed that he had a set of remembrance tags custom-made in honor of his friend.
King Von’s Death
About King Von’s death, Quando Rondo’s people and King Von got into a nasty fight outside of Atlanta, Georgia’s Monaco hookah lounge around 2 a.m on the 6th of November 2020. King Von was shot by Rondo’s gang multiple times as the argument escalated into gunfire. He was rushed to the hospital in a very critical condition. He was announced dead later. King Von was only 26 when he died. According to the Georgia investigation Bureau, two people were killed in the fight, six people were injured. One of them was arrested for killing King Von. Lul Timm (Timothy Leeks), a rapper was the suspect. On November 14th, 2020 King Von was laid to rest. Though he lived for a short period, his songs are still popular among the rap crowd and he will forever be remembered by his fans. A rapper’s life was never easy and will never be when we see the history of many other popular rappers.