Young rapper Mac P Dawg is claimed to be dead after allegedly being shot in Los Angeles late Monday night. The circumstances around his alleged death remain unclear, but industry professionals and members of his group, Shoreline Mafia, have taken to social media to pay tribute to the rapper.
The Los Angeles Police Department have declined to comment on reports of the shooting, as per The Wrap. This story is still developing
Adam Grandmaison, better known as Adam22, is a record executive and podcaster known for interviewing up-and-coming musicians. He posted late Monday night about Mac P Dawg getting “gunned down in L.A.”
His caption reads, “Shoreline Mafia associate Mac P Dawg was gunned down in LA tonight. Rest In Peace.”
Fenix Flexin, a member of Shoreline Mafia who apparently decided to leave the group earlier on Monday, took to Instagram and posted a tribute to his friend:
His caption reads: “speechless bro love u always, macpforever.”
Fenix Flexin also posted to his Instagram story after Mac P Dawg’s alleged death:
He also tweeted:
In an interview with All HipHop, Mac P Dawg spoke about his relationship with Fenix Flexni. He said, “Fenix was the first person I linked up with. I was a freshman, he was a junior. Even since middle school, I was always kicking it with people older than me. Didn’t hang with people my age. I was into the same bulls**t as him. We were young delinquets, degenerates just doing dumb s**t. Going to stores, robbing people, etc.”
Another Shoreline Mafia group member, Ohgeesy, posted about Mac P Dawg as well:
His caption reads, “LUV U FOREVER, JOSHYWORLD”
Master Kato, another member of the group, posted a picture of Mac P Dawg after the alleged incident:
The circumstances around Mac P Dawg’s apparent death have not been made clear, and his death has not been confirmed by officials. This story is still developing.
Mac P Dawg Is Known For Multiple Songs, Including “Let Me Know” & “On the Go”
Mac P Dawg is known for “Let Me Know,” featuring Ohgeesy, which has been streamed on Spotify over 800,000 times. The rapper is also known for “On the Go,” “Salt Shaker” and “Savages.” Mac P Dawg recently dropped a new music video on April 3 — here is a music video of “Salt Shaker” that features Mac P Dawg and Doley Barnays.
Fans Reacted to Mac P Dawg’s Death on Social Media
Early Tuesday morning, the news of Mac P Dawg’s apparent death started trending on Twitter, and the rapper’s fans poured their love out in droves.
The fan’s tweet reads, “RIP Mac P Dawg of Shoreline Mafia. What a cursed and doomed era of L.A. rap. Drakeo, Greedo, and Frosty all getting locked up amidst epic runs. Nipsey gets killed. Mac gets killed. Shoreline splitting up after their debut album. A golden age became what could’ve been.”
Another fan wrote, “Shoreline mafia associate [Mac P Dawg] gun downed in Los Angeles same night [Fenix Flexin] announces leaving the group. Sad day for [Shoreline Mafia] fans.”
One fan wrote, “People slept on macpdawg he had the chance to become something big and now he gone R.I.P dawg we losing a lot people this year f**K 2020.”