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Chicago rapper Chief Keef received a lot of negative backlash from a Twitter comment he made following the death of his rival gang member, Lil Jojo.
Sources claim that the violence in Chicago is on a rise and Chief Keef’s music plays a part in that.
Lil Jojo, born Joseph Coleman, was shot and killed in a drive by that took place in his neighborhood last week.
Investigators are looking at Chief Keef as a possible suspect in the homicide because of a Twitter statement he released as a response to Lil Jojo’s murder.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Keef went to his Twitter account and said, “It’s sad cus…Jojo wanted to be just like us #LMAO.”
People didn’t take too kindly of the statement and went into an uproar. People started tweeting their opinions about Keef and how they will no longer support his career.
In regards to Chief Keef’s future with his label, Interscope Records, they released a statement saying, “If the reported behavior is accurate, that is not something the label will tolerate and they will take appropriate action,” via Chicago Sun-Times.