Queens rapper Kiing Shooter has died of suspected COVID at the age of 24.
Shooter (William Daniels) was good friends with Dave East and made a name for himself in a series of 2017 freestyles with East.
He was signed to Nas's Mass Appeal label and had dropped his first solo album Still Outside, in March.
Shooter, who has a preexisting liver condition, caught the Coronavirus several weeks ago.
RIP my dawg King Shoota! 🙏😢 #FuckCovid pic.twitter.com/IJ9hfgPwW6— Millyz (@MILLYZ) May 5, 2020
Update: HipHopDX spoke to Big Twins who has confirmed that Kiing Shooter passed away from COVID, which he caught while hospitalized for liver problems.
"He was the one that broke through the most, getting hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube and really coming with it. Me and his father go way back … we used to play basketball together and he used to date my older sister," Twins said. "But Shooter next up to represent the Bridge … I’m stunned today. Rest in peace Shooter.”