Rewrite and divide into paragraphs”King Von, the Chicago rapper who was shot and killed in Atlanta on November 6, was laid to rest in a private funeral.
The ceremony was attended only by his closest family and friends to ensure their safety, and the details of his burial place were kept under wraps.
But one person who allegedly attended the funeral shared the insights that everyone was understandably emotional.
Von’s children were reportedly in attendance and cried as they watched their father’s casket being lowered into the ground.
One of Von’s baby mamas, Kema, also shared a picture of the late rapper’s two kids standing in front of his coffin at the funeral on her Instagram Stories, with a broken heart emoji and the words “I love you babyday.”
King Von’s untimely passing shocked the entire hip-hop community. The rapper was gunned down outside an Atlanta lounge just a week after the release of his debut album, Welcome To O’Block.
Over the weekend, his family reportedly held a private funeral with close friends in attendance while fans paid their respects and showed love to the late artist. His sister, Kayla B, posted the obituary on her Instagram story.
Timothy Leeks, a 22-year-old from Savannah, was charged with felony murder after the Atlanta Police Department secured warrants on Saturday.
Timothy is said to be the half-brother of Von’s rival rapper, Quando Rondo.
After Von’s passing, Kema posted a tribute on her Instagram feed. “I’m Soo lost, our Son, what do I tell him? You prepped me for this, you coached me on what to do if this happened, but I’m not strong enough…. DayVon where you at? I don’t have no mom, no dad, no grandma, no grandpa, no uncles,” she wrote, along with pictures of Von with their son.
“You said you ain’t going nowhere. We just lost Granny…,” she continued, mourning, before praising Von’s mom, “Your mom is so strong, I got her.
We just talked, you told me everything was going to get better. We were broke together & planned everything & things didn’t go as planned, but I thought we had more time.”
King Von was a rising star in the hip-hop world and had gained a large following with his gritty, street-inspired lyrics. He had collaborations with major artists like Lil Durk, Polo G, and G Herbo.
His death has left a void in the industry and has sparked discussions about gun violence and its impact on the black community.
In the wake of his passing, many fans and fellow artists have taken to social media to pay tribute to King Von and share their condolences with his family.
The rapper’s legacy will continue to live on through his music, which has touched the lives of many.”