King von autopsy has been a member of the hip-hop group, the Black Disciples, for almost a decade. With the band, he has been able to perform with some of the best rappers in the world. He has released albums such as Welcome to O’Block (2015) and Black Disciples (2016), among others. Currently, he is working on his solo album.
Welcome to O’Block (2015)
Welcome to O’Block, a new album by Chicago rapper King Von, is an improvement over his previous work. Aside from its notable accomplishments, it’s a testament to his talent as a lyricist.
The album features 16 tracks, including two features from the city’s own Lil Durk. It also highlights the various facets of Von’s personality. The most notable, besides his obvious talent as a songwriter, is his witty one-liners. It also features a notable number of other musicians, such as Moneybagg Yo and Polo G. The resulting track list is a whopping five-and-a-half minutes long.
While the album’s ten or so songs may be a bit on the short side, the rest is worth a listen. In particular, “Can’t Relate” demonstrates Von’s ability to take you on a tour of his gangster lifestyle.
Black Disciples (2016)
The Black Disciples gang, originating in Chicago, Illinois, is an organization with a history of violence and exploitation of children. It’s also known for having a cult-like hold on young members.
The BDs have a ‘wing’ for older female members, called the Daughters of the Universal Star. They have their own meetings, sessions, and sessions with the chief. They sell drugs, mainly cocaine and heroin.
The BDs also have an internal ‘gospel’ to their gang, as well as a cult-like hold on their young members. They are known to conduct ‘prayer’ with their ‘leader’.
They are known for their social status pecking order. They regularly host house parties to recruit new members and build solidarity. They charge non-members $3 to enter.
Lil Durk (2017)
Durk is a rapper from the South Side of Chicago. He grew up in the Englewood neighborhood. He became a part of the Black Disciples street gang. He was seventeen when he began rapping. He dropped out of Paul Robeson High School. He has since worked on his rapping career and has become one of the most prominent rap artists on the scene.
Lil Durk has a history of releasing at least one mixtape or studio album a year. His first solo project, Remember My Name, was released in 2015. He followed up with The Voice, which topped the charts.
He has also released two mixtapes in the past six months. His latest, Signed to the Streets 2.5, was released in October.
FBG Wooski is a drill rapper from Chicago. He was injured during a shootout in the city’s South Side. He was 21 years old when he was shot in the head. He is a member of the Latin Kings gang. He runs a YouTube channel named “FBG Wooski” and uploads music videos.
King Von is the cousin of BossTop (O’Block) on the father’s side. He grew up in the neighborhood KillaWard 078. He became active after his release from prison.
He has worked with Kiddo Da Drilla, Dutchie, FBG Duck, and Twyshon Depew. He has released two mixtapes and one studio album.
Lul Tim (2018)
King Von and Lul Tim are both up for murder charges in Georgia. Both men were shot and killed in the same incident. The shooting took place outside a hookah lounge in Atlanta. Both men were involved in an argument with Quando Rondo’s entourage.
The shooting was the first in a series of incidents between the two artists. It all started after the release party of his debut album. At the party, the two met a member of the Gangster Disciples, Malcolm Stuckey. They got into a scuffle.
The incident was caught on camera. Three people were wounded in the shooting. The most notable was the number of shots that were fired.
LeBron James (2019)
In the wake of the murder of rapper King Von in Atlanta, Los Angeles Lakers icon LeBron James is speaking out about his friend. The two had been in a relationship for some time. In an Instagram post, James wrote “RIP Von” with a broken heart.
The rapper was 26 years old. His father died when he was only 11 years old. As a result, Von was raised by a single mother. He also spent a lot of time in jail. In fact, he was jailed for attempted murder, which was later dropped.
The rapper is a local favorite in Chicago. The city has a strong hip hop culture, and a lot of the connections to the music scene date back before Von started rapping.