American rapper, Huey, is dead. The St.Louis hip pop star, best known for his classic single “Pop Lock & Drop It”, was shot and killed on Thursday night. He was 31-years-old.
The incident occurred just before 11:00 p.m. in front of a home in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in his hometown of Kinloch.
According to police, Huey whose real name is Lawrence Franks arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
Police said another victim from the scene of the shooting came to the Ferguson Police Department with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. He is expected to survive.
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Huey who leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter was signed to Jive Records. He released his debut album Notebook Paper in 2007.