Kid Cali Shot and Killed at Pool Party; Chris Brown, T.I., Snoop Dogg React
The West Coast hip-hop community is mourning the loss of rapper Kid Cali. The California rhymer was shot and killed at a pool party in Los Angeles on Saturday (Aug. 20).
According to HipHopDX, Cali was at a party hosted by Kid Red in the Granada Hills section of Los Angeles when an unknown gunman shot Cali six times and escaped on foot. The 28-year-old rapper was rushed to Holy Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two other associates were also shot, but they are expected to survived.
Police are investigating the incident but don’t have a suspect or motive at this time.
Kid Cali was once signed to Desean Jackson’s Jaccpot Records but parted ways. The young rapper has since recorded tracks with Kid Red, Nipsey Hussle, Omarion among many others.
Upon hearing the tragic news of Kid Cali's death, singers and rappers from the R&B and hip-hop community went on Twitter to send their condolences.
"Regardless of our Misunderstandings you was still a good homie and brother I jus can't believe it had to be you so soon," Desean Jackson wrote on his Instagram page. Snoop Dogg wrote, "Rest well young g."
Cali leaves behind a young daughter and has another child on the way.
We want to send our condolences to Kid Cali and his family. May he rest eternally in peace.