Bvlly, the Toronto-based rapper, was shot dead in a Christmas Eve attack in Oshawa, Ontario. The rapper, whose real name was Jahquar Stewart, was 24 years old.
The Durham Regional Police Service said in a statement that Bvlly had been found dead in a home in the northern section of Oshawa around 3 a.m. on December 24. Police said the home was located the vicinity of Simcoe Street North and Britannia Avenue West in north Oshawa. Officers had responded to the scene after receiving a call of shots fired. The area where the shooting took place is close to Durham College.
Heavy.com has reached out to Bvlly’s camp for comment on the shooting.
There Are No Suspects in the Shooting
Police have no suspects in the killing. Anybody with any information regarding the shooting is asked to call Det. Lock of the Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5418 or Det. Moore at ext. 5326. While anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at http://www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
Global News reports that investigators believe that Bvlly had been visiting the area when the shooting took place.
Bvlly Just Released His First Album, ‘Made in Austria,’ in September 2019
Bvlly released his first single in 2018. It was titled, “No Light Bag.” The rapper released his first album, “Made in Austria,” in September 2018. The video for “No Light Back” was directed by 2-Tab Visuals.
One Neighbor Said She Heard Around 10 Shots at the Time of the Shooting
A neighbor told CP24 that she saw a white car speeding away from the scene shortly after the shooting.
Another resident of the area described the shooting telling the Toronto Star that she had gone outside for a cigarette when she heard, “I opened the door and heard pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop … there were about 10 shots. I ducked back in because I was scared… It was a little bit scary. ”
Bvlly Had Been Seeking to ‘Challenge the Hip-Hop Game With Wordplay, Hard Work & Dedication’
According to Bvlly’s Spotify biography page, he was born in Toronto in 1995 and was raised in the city. The profile says that Bvlly is here to “is here to challenge the hip-hop game with his talented wordplay, hard work and dedication to become an award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.” The bio concludes with the lines “With more music projects on the way, Bvlly is looking forward to showcasing his unique style and smashing all beats that come his way.”