Fans of Stockton Young rapper Slo-Be react to his shooting death

SADNESS TO THINK OF DEATH. REPORTER: IN WHAT WOULD BE HIS LAST POST ON HIS VERIFIED INCE TA TBRAM PRO FILL, YOUNG SLO-BE IS SEEN VISITING A SACRAMENTO BOUTIQUE WHERE HIS SHIRTS AND OTHER ITEMS WERE SOLD. >> I JUST WANT TO SAY HIS MUSIC IS SAD. REPORTER: THIS YOUNG NAN WHO ASKED US NOT TO SHOW HIS FACE ON CAMERA ENJOYED THE RAPPER’S MUSIC ABOUT STOCKTON. >> HE RAPTED ABOUT THE STREETS, HOW IT’S GROWING HERE AND THE STRUGGLE. JOURNALIST: FANS SAY YOUNG SLO-ARE CONNECTED WITH THEM AROUND THE CITY. >> HE WAS SUPER HUMBLE. PEOPLE LOVE HIM BECAUSE OF HIS MUSIC AND HE NEVER TRY TO ACT LIKE HE WAS BETTER THAN ANYBODY. JOURNALIST: HAPPY TO SIGN AUTOTBRAFS AND TALK WITH PEOPLE WHO LOVE HIS MUSIC. >> SLO WAS TALENTED, A REAL GOOD GUY. REPORTER: LAWREN EDWARDS WHO IDENTIFIED AS A COUSIN OF THE RAPPER SAID HE WILL BE MISSED. >> BE INDEPENDENT, SELF-SUFFICIENT, DRIVEN BY THE STRUGGLE. JOURNALIST: IN A STATEMENT, THIZZLER ON THE ROOF, THE COMPANY THAT PROMOTED HER WORK, SAID SHE HAS HIGH HOPES FOR HER CAREER AND LOOKS FORWARD TO DOING MORE TOGETHER. THIS ESSENTIAL ACT OF VIOLENCE REMOVES A MAN FROM HIS FAMILY AND LEAVES A HUGE VACUUM IN THE WEST COAST MUSIC COMMUNITY. WE WILL DEEPLY MISS HE. >> HE HAD SO MUCH POTENTIAL. HE WAS AN OUTDOOR ARTIST HE COULD HAVE BEEN SOMETHING A LOT BIG

‘He had so much potential’: Stockton-area rapper’s fans react to his shooting death

Up-and-coming rapper Young Slo-Be identified as man killed in Manteca apartment shooting

A man killed in a shooting in Manteca on Friday was an up-and-coming rap music artist from the Central Valley, according to Thizzler On The Roof, an Oakland-based media company that promoted his work. The San Joaquin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the slain man as Disean Victor, 29, best known to his Young Slo-Be fans. Police found the rapper’s body in an apartment near West Center Street and Trevino Avenue Friday morning. Fans took to social media to praise his music and express their sadness over his death. In what would be his final post on his verified Instagram profile, Young Slo-Be is seen visiting a Stockton business where his sweatshirts and t-shirts were sold. The store owner told KCRA 3 that outside his store on Friday morning, people were waiting to buy Young Slo-Be products. A fan, who asked not to be identified, said he enjoyed the rapper’s music about Stockton. like, how is it… growing up here, like, wrestling,” the fan said. The young Slo-Be was often in contact with fans in the city according to those who knew him. “He was super humble towards the whole community. That’s why a lot of people liked it,” the music fan said. “A lot of people liked him because…he never tried to act like he was better than anybody else.” Lawren Edwards, who identified as a cousin of Young Slo Be, said the artist will be missed by the Stockton community. “Slo was really talented… a real good guy,” Edwards said. “Always promoting and thriving, being independent, self-sufficient, driven by, you know, struggle.” In a statement to KCRA 3, music promoter Thizzler On The Roof wrote: “We are saddened to confirm that Young Slo-Be was killed this morning in Manteca, CA. We’ve been working with Slo-Be since 2020, and from the start we knew his work ethic and care for his art would take him very far. He achieved mainstream success with his song “I Love You” which went viral on TikTok, but he also leaves behind a strong catalog with multiple albums and a cult following that has followed him for years. “We had high hopes for Young Slo-Be’s career and looked forward to doing even more good work together. This senseless act of violence has taken a man away from his family and leaves a huge void in the music community of west coast. We hope to see a day when this kind of thing won’t be so common. We will miss him dearly.” Fans told KCRA 3 that they were overwhelmed. Young Slo-Be’s continued rise in the music industry was cut short. “I feel like he had so much potential,” the Young Slo-Be fan said. “He was like an up-and-coming artist…he could have been something so much bigger too.” Officials do not believe this was a random act of violence, and the shooter remains at large.

A man killed in a shooting in Manteca on Friday was an up-and-coming rap music artist from the Central Valley, according to Thizzler On The Roof, an Oakland-based media company that promoted his work.

The San Joaquin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the slain man as 29-year-old Disean Victor, best known to his Young Slo-Be fans.

Police found the rapper’s body in an apartment near West Center Street and Trevino Avenue on Friday morning. Fans have taken to social media to praise his music and express their sadness over his death.

In what would be his final post on his verified Instagram profile, Young Slo-Be is seen visiting a Stockton business where his sweatshirts and t-shirts were sold. The store owner told KCRA 3 that outside his store on Friday morning, people were waiting to buy Young Slo-Be products.

A fan, who asked not to be identified, said he enjoyed the rapper’s music on Stockton.

“He rapped in the streets, basically, how it’s… growing up here, like, wrestling,” the fan said.

The young Slo-Be was often in contact with fans in the city according to those who knew him.

“He was super humble to the whole community. That’s why a lot of people liked it,” the music fan said. “A lot of people liked him because…he never tried to act like he was better than anybody else.”

Lawren Edwards, who identified as a cousin of Young Slo Be, said the artist will be missed by the Stockton community.

“Slo was really talented…a really good guy,” Edwards said. “Always promote and thrive, be independent, self-sufficient, driven by, you know, struggle.”

In a statement to KCRA 3, music promoter Thizzler On The Roof wrote:

“We are saddened to confirm that Young Slo-Be was killed this morning in Manteca, California. We have worked with Slo-Be since 2020, and from the start we knew his work ethic and the care he put in his art would take him a long way. He achieved mainstream success with his song “I Love You” which went viral on TikTok, but he also leaves behind a solid catalog with several albums and a cult following that has followed him ever since. years.

“We had high hopes for Young Slo-Be’s career and looked forward to doing even more great work together. This senseless act of violence took a man away from his family and leaves a huge void in the West Coast music community. We hope to see a day when this sort of thing isn’t so common. He will be greatly missed. »

Fans told KCRA 3 that they were upset that Young Slo-Be’s continued rise in the music industry was cut short.

“I feel like he had so much potential,” the Young Slo-Be fan said. “He was like an up-and-coming artist… he could have been something so much bigger too.”

Officials do not believe it was a random act of violence and the shooter remains at large.

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