Contact Us

Rapper Killa Keise Becomes Vallejo’s 13th Homicide of 2011

YouTube.com

While Vallejo, Calif. has produced Bay Area rap legends like Mac Dre and E-40, this year, the city has gained notoriety for more macabre reasons.

Rapper Markeise “Killa Keise” Henry, of nearby Benicia, became the city’s 13th homicide of 2011, when he was shot to death along Interstate 80 in Vallejo, just before midnight Thursday night (Nov. 10).

Henry’s bullet-riddled body was discovered inside a Pontiac, which had crashed into the bushes on the shoulder of Interstate 80, shortly after the shooting. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Vallejo Times Herald, Henry was shot multiple times by an assailant in another vehicle, which had pulled alongside his. As yet, police have no suspects in the shooting, and have refused to comment as to whether Henry was known by the shooters or had been the victim of a random attack.

Henry’s murder was the city’s 13th in 2011, though it was the first since Aug. 7, when a man was shot to death in a fast-food restaurant parking lot.

Killa Keise was best known for his work with fellow Bay Area reps San Quinn, Cellski, Messy Marv and others, many of whom, like Kreayshawn and Moe Green, honored his memory via Twitter, upon hearing news of his death.


Watch E-40′s ‘Practice Lookin’ Hard’


Learn About the History of Hip-Hop

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of TheBoombox

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!