Jimmy Wopo was only 21 years old young, dynamic, exuberant personality. He love music so much. His real name was Travon Smart, but also famous with his name Jimmy Wopo. But its a tragic news that now he is no more with us 🙁
According to the police, On 18th June 2018, Monday evening, There was double shooting in Pittsburgh’s Middle Hill neighborhood.
Two people wounded in shooting on Wylie Ave in the Hill District. They were rushed to the hospital, One was in critical condition, the other was stable.
Officials inform that this drive by shooting happened around 4:22 p.m. in the 2400 block of Wylie Avenue between Chauncey and Duff Streets.
Investigators update that Wopo and the other victim were riding in a white Mazda SUV. Where they become the victim of shooting at close range. Police found the vehicle in the middle of the street. Two bullet holes were there in the driver’s side window of the SUV.
Taylor Maglin, rapper’s manager confirm his lost of his client life on Facebook. He mention that “”I lost my brother today and this is the worst feeling in the world. He was destined for greatness and he wanted the best for his friends, family and community”. Maglin says of the artist born Travon Smart. “We lost a great person today, but just know I will do everything in my power to make his memory live on forever. Love you bro”.
Both(Wopo & other victim) taken to the hospital for treatment. But Wopo was in critical condition and later he was declare dead, other person was in stable condition.
Alicia George, Pittsburgh Police spokesperson, “An investigation is going on”. Police has already sealed the incident place and doing investigation.Also police is going door to door to get some information which can help to solve this shooting case. Anyone having information regarding this case should call to Pittsburgh Police at 412-323-7800.
One person lives on the street inform that their vehicle was being followed. The second vehicle pulled along side it, fired two shots and then fled.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based radio station KDKA, update this news on their twitter page at 3:08 AM on 19th June 2018. Also its mention that rapper Jimmy Wopo has been shot in a double shooting in Pittsburgh Hill District. Pittsburgh police inform that one of them has been died.
jimmy wopo music Collections
- Elm Street.
- Devil Face.
- Elm Street 2.
- Prime Time.
- Patty Cake (Kodak Black Remix).
Wopo started his music career when he was 14 years old at the Bedford Hope Center Creative Arts Corner recording studio.
His video collection have more than 12 million views. The music released in Allegheny County Jail hit millions of views. He was expecting to release his new song. Rapper Jimmy Wopo mention that he use his time in jail very wisely. And he will prove it after becoming free from jail. While he was locked up he received fan mail requesting him to make “First Day Out”. People were telling me “First Day Out, First Day Out. Make sure you do the First Day Out”.
Travon Smart went to jail also in 2015 for multiple drug charges. He was also in jail for probation violations and some unpaid court fees.
Pittsburgh rapper jimmy wopo wrote 10 new songs while he was in jail.
He had more than 29,000 fans on Twitter and more than 50,000 followers on Instagram.
Many high profile rappers and music industry people tweeted condolences Monday night including Chevy Woods, Johnny Juliano, Pusha T and Juicy J.
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