Stockton rapper Young Slo-Be was shot and killed in Manteca
Rapper Young Slo-Be was shot to death on the morning of August 5 in Manteca. He was 29 years old.
Here is everything you need to know.
Young Slo-Be was shot dead
CBS News reported Friday morning that a man was shot near West Center Street and Trevino Avenue. Police officers arrived at the scene around 8 am and found the victim’s lifeless body.
Additionally, the victim was identified as Disean Victor, popularly known as Young Slo-Be, by the San Joaquin County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The tragic news was confirmed by Thizzler On The Roof Operations Manager, Tyrese Johnson.
The agency has promoted the rapper’s work since 2020.
The statement read: ‘Rest in peace, young Slo-Be. We are devastated to announce that rising star @youngslobe2100 was shot to death this morning.
Johnson shared, “We knew from the beginning that his work ethic and the care he put into his art would take him a long way.”
He added, “We had high hopes for Young Slo-Be’s career and hoped to do more work together.”
The message concluded with, “It was an honor working with Slo-Be the last two years and we are heartbroken to say goodbye.” Our hearts go out and our condolences go out to his family and loved ones.’
Who was the young Slo-Be?
Young Slo-Be was a rising rapper from Stockton, California.
One of his songs, I Love You, garnered a lot of attention on social media when it was trending on TikTok. Users on the site were dancing and lip-syncing to the song in no time.
He had more than 90 thousand followers on social media platforms.
Fans mourn the death of Young Slo-Be
Young Slo-Be fans quickly took to social media to express their feelings about the tragic news. Many were shocked and upset by the incident.
One fan wrote: “He rapped about the streets, basically like, what’s it like…growing up right here, like, wrestling.”
Another added: ‘He was very humble with the whole community. That’s why a lot of people liked him. A lot of people liked him because he…he never tried to act like he was better than anyone.’
Whereas someone said: ‘I feel like I had a lot of potential. He was like an up-and-coming artist… he could also have been something much bigger.’
My whole weekend ruined. They took Young only B 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭💔💔💔
— Kae (@xxKvi) August 5, 2022
One more fan shared: ‘My whole weekend was ruined. They took Young only B.
Also, another fan pointed out, ‘why do they take young people away?’