Drakeo was reportedly stabbed backstage at a festival.
The artist never took to the stage as he was stabbed backstage following an altercation and died from his injuries.
Journalist Jeff Weiss confirmed the news to his social media.
RIP Drakeo, the greatest West Coast artist of a generation, a legend who invented a new rap language of slippery cadences, nervous rhythms, and psychedelic slang, who beat life twice only to suffer the most tragic fate conceivable. The Ruler, once, always, and forever. ? pic.twitter.com/WKKjMV9PML
— Otto Von Biz Markie (@Passionweiss) December 19, 2021
“The greatest West Coast artist of a generation,” he is crowned by the journalist.
The festival was shut down due to the incident.
Tributes to the rapper have flooded social media from friends and fellow artists.
Snoop Dogg posted his condolences to Instagram and offers his thoughts to everyone affected.
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He was as just 28-years-old.
Rest in Peace, Drakeo.