Chicago rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed in downtown Chicago on Tuesday (August 4), the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed. Born Carlton Weekly, he was shot on the 100 block of East Oak Street and pronounced useless at 5:06 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He was 26.
In a press conference, Chicago Police Deputy Chief Daniel O’Shea said that three people have been shot whereas buying; it was later revealed that FBG Duck was amongst these three. O’Shea relayed that there are a number of lively crime scenes, and that detectives are within the midst of recovering safety footage. The Chicago Police Department is at present searching for out witnesses and asking for nameless ideas by way of CPDTip.org.
FBG Duck’s profession was transient however prolific; he launched 4 data within the final 5 years, and numerous solo singles along with tracks along with his Fly Boy Gang rap crew.
His debut Different Personalities arrived in 2015, adopted by its sequel Different Personalities 2 in 2017. Both data featured appearances from Duck’s frequent collaborators Billionaire Black, Rooga, and others. His remaining two releases, Look at Me 2 and Big Clout, got here out in 2018. Members of the FBG crew reminiscent of FBG Dutchie and FBG Young appeared on each LPs.
Following the success of his 2018 single “Slide,” which acquired a 21 Savage remix, the rapper signed a document cope with Sony and launched the Big Clout EP. “I ain’t gonna lie to you, I’m actually happy as hell,” he mentioned in a 2018 interview with VladTV. “I’m proud of myself.”
This yr alone Duck shared upwards of a dozen one-off singles, together with “Strong,” “OK,” “Sicario” with Ed Stark, “I’m From 63rd,” and his newest launch “Dead B.”