Coolio Found Dead, Arrests Made In PnB Rock Killing, Gunna Makes Another Free Attempt | Popgen Tech
The Wrap Up with L’Orèal Luchi, keeping you up to date on everything that happened in hip hop culture this week:
Gunna’s legal team is determined to get their client out on bond. They filed a third motion arguing that prosecutors failed to disclose evidence to support their argument that Gunna should remain behind bars. They say prosecutors failed to show a single witness who accused Gunna of threatening anyone. His co-lawyer said, “Gunna very much hopes that the Court recognizes that the finding provided by the prosecution fails to show that the release before the trial creates a significant risk of danger.
Gunna has been locked up since May, along with Young Thug, fighting RICO charges. The trial date is set for January 9, 2023.
50 Cent recently cut ties with Starz for good and is moving on to his next venture in the series world. 50 unveiled the trailer for Hip Hop Homicides, which investigates the murders of several high-profile rappers. It will live on WeTV with TMZ’s Van Lathan as host. 50 Cent and Mona Scott produced the show, which airs November 3 at 9 pm. Will you be tuned in?
There has been a break in the investigation into the murder of PnB Rock. According to police, a father, son and stepmother trio is responsible, and were waiting for PnB Rock in the parking lot of Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in LA. The theory that the death was connected to a social media post or a girlfriend of PnB Rock is ruled out. A father named Freddie Lee Trone drove the getaway car, and his 17-year-old son was the shooter. All three were arrested at last update.
Rihanna is performing at the super bowl halftime show next year. The news got fans talking. Are you going to put out a new album? There’s chatter that A$AP Rocky and RiRi have a song in the works, and it’s unclear who will appear as a special guest. Who do you think it will be? The show airs on February 12, 2023.
Legendary hip hop emcee Coolio passed away on September 28th. Details are still unfolding, but according to TMZ, Coolio was at his friend’s house, went to the bathroom, and never returned. The friend went to check on Coolio and found him lying on the ground; when EMT arrived, Coolio was pronounced dead at the scene. Cause of death is currently unknown; reports say it was due to cardiac arrest. He was only 59 years old; our hearts and prayers are with his family at this time.