The images of rapper King Von’s autopsy leak spread like a fire in a jungle across the internet. The autopsy photos were also shared on reddit.
While no one expected his untimely and sudden death, the entire hip-hop community is mourning the loss of an incredibly talented artist, King Von.
His music has motivated millions of fans, and the lasting impression he left is evident in the outpouring of love from his friends, family and everyone around the world his artistry has touched.
Rock The Hip Hop joins everyone in offering our condolences for this irreplaceable loss, and to celebrate Von’s life, we pay tribute to him with photos from his career with caution as the final image is graphic. Let’s take a moment in memory for a true legend.
Who is rapper King Von?
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, King Von had six half-siblings. His life was marred by tragedy at a young age after his father was imprisoned and killed when he was 11.
Despite the hardships, King Von bravely rose to fame in the early days of the rap industry. He was already in prison at the age of 16, sparking a relentless series of legal troubles.
Impressively, despite these obstacles, King Von burst onto the music scene with fellow artist Lil Durk whose collaborations continued to push King Von’s name into the spotlight until his passing in November 2020.
The song titled “Exposed Me” was a tribute to his father’s memory and is considered a mainstay among fans.
King Von was an up and coming artist taken from us too soon, but his legacy lives on in the classics he left behind. From ‘Took her to the O’ to ‘Crazy Story’ and ‘How it Go’, one thing is certain: King Von was a force to be reckoned with.
His flows were effortless, his delivery impeccable – truly unique beats and melodies that he used to create vibes beyond compare.
It’s a shame none of us will experience more musical genius from him. Yet his remaining discography leaves us with something priceless after his passing, a glimpse of what would have been.
That’s why everyone should take the time to appreciate King Von’s life and music.
How did King Von die?
The death of 26-year-old King Von is a tragedy. Unfortunately, violence was the cause of his death.
King Von and others were involved in a dispute that quickly escalated into gunfire at an Atlanta nightclub with Quando Rondo.
Unfortunately, medical personnel were unable to save King Von, after he was shot multiple times, and he tragically died in hospital. Along with him, three other victims also died and four were seriously injured.
Timothy Leeks has been identified as the gunman responsible for the deadly altercation and its devastating aftermath.
As the community mourns this loss, it is important to remember King Von’s life with respect and admiration. On November 14, 2020, he was buried in his hometown of Chicago.