Young Slo-be Shot Dead in Manteca? His Cause of Death Explained

Young Slo-be Shot Dead in Manteca

It is with a heavy heart that we report yet another rapper has been shot and killed. Young Slo-Be, 29, was gunned down on Friday morning in Manteca, California. Police responded to a shooting incident and found the rapper suffering from fatal injuries. So far, no arrests have been made in the case.

This is just the latest in a string of shootings involving rappers. In June 2021, artist VNZA was murdered in Missouri. Brooklyn rapper Supa Gates was shot multiple times at St John’s Place near Troy Avenue in Crown Heights in April 2021. Chicago rapper KTS Dre was shot 64 times on his head and other parts of his body in July 2021.

These horrific incidents highlight the violence that is all too common in the rap industry. It is a sad reality that many young rappers are killed each year, often before they have a chance to reach their full potential. We mourn the loss of Young Slo-Be and all the other young rappers who have been tragically murdered. May they rest in peace.

Who was Young Slo-Be?

On August, 5th 2022, Disean Jaquae Victor, also known by his stage name Young Slo-Be, was shot and killed in Bay Point, California.

He was only 21 years old. Young Slo-Be was a Stockton native who rose to fame in 2018 with his song ‘Smurkish Wayz’.

His recently released single ‘I Love You’ became a TikTok sensation, with the song also crossing over a million views on YouTube.

He was also known for tracks like ‘NGH’, ‘Unforgivable’, and ‘The Association’. On Instagram, the late hip-hop artist relished his 100K followers but kept his family life very personal.

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In an interview with Passion of the Weiss, the rapper spoke about what got him into the rap industry. “That’s who got me into rapping – my pops and my uncle” adding, “I’d go out there and visit them and everyone’s looking up to him, singing his songs and all types of s**t. I’d want that.

These horrific incidents highlight the violence that is all too common in the rap industry. It is a sad reality that many young rappers are killed each year, often before they have a chance to reach their full potential. We mourn the loss of Young Slo-Be and all the other young rappers who have been tragically murdered. May they rest in peace.

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