Days after rapper Earl Swavey died due to unknown reasons, the hip-hop community lost another skilled rapper. Artist named Wavy Navy Pooh was murdered on Friday, January 14, 2022. The hip-hop artist, who was signed to Quality Control Music records, was shot and killed in Miami. The rapper was reportedly in a car with two kids and a woman.
Speaking of rappers getting shot and killed, artist VNZA was murdered in Missouri back in June. Brooklyn rapper Supa Gates too faced a similar fate after he was shot multiple times at St John’s Place near Troy Avenue in Crown Heights on April 11. Chicago rapper KTS Dre too made the headlines after he was shot 64 times on his head and other parts of his body in July 2021. Bay Area rapper Mike Darole was another hip-hop artist who was fatally shot during an attempted robbery in May 2021.
How did Earl Swavey die? Rapper, 26, was inspired by Rick Ross, 50 Cent and TI
Who killed rapper Wavy Navy Pooh?
Wavy Navy Pooh was reportedly driving a Toyota Camry near Zoo Miami and according to Miami CBS Local, the two kids present in the car were of the age five and one respectively. The kids were apparently not hurt. Authorities revealed that the shots were fired from a Lexus- which fled from the scene of the shooting. The driver of Camry- reportedly Wavy Navy Pooh was declared dead at the scene. According to the publication, the incident took place at the intersection of SW 127 Avenue and 152 Street, at the entrance of the Deerwood community, across the street from Zoo Miami. The killer(s) of the 25-year-old rapper is yet to be identified as investigation is still underway. MEAWW will keep you posted.
The Internet soon got abuzz with the news of Wavy getting murdered over the weekend as many expressed shock over another hip-hop artist becoming an unfortunate target of violence. The Quality Control artist made his debut in 2020 with the label after he dropped the banger ‘Gang Gang’. Ironically enough, he had also released an album called ‘Murder Is A Major Issue’ or ‘M.I.A.M.I’. Quality Control Music is the same label that also represents artists like Lil Bay and Migos. Wavy Navy Pooh enjoyed an active social media life and had gained more than 70K followers on Instagram.
BREAKING: Police are investigating a deadly shooting at Zoo Miami. The deceased has not been formally identified but sources tell me that the car covered in yellow tarp might belong to rapper WavyNavyPooh. https://t.co/ZW3yzXdit9
— Tony M. Centeno (@_tonyMC) January 14, 2022
‘The streets don’t love you’
Paying their final tributes to the rapper, one user stated, “Smh this hometown s**t just don’t stop.” Another shared, “RIP but bruh was a gangsta more than a rapper. More times than not it comes with the territory.” One individual asserted, “The streets don’t love you.. ONLY YA FAMILY DO!” The next one posted, “I’m from the crib this s**t sad I got bruh music on tidal bruh was snapping sad to see another young brother lose they life but Miami is not south beach remind y’all self bout that.”
Meanwhile, another tweeted, “Success brings lots of envy.” One user shared, “Idk why Mfs wanna be rappers / gangsters? Y’all better pick up a book and be in tech or start ur own business.” Another added, “Damn where else can he move Miami is the final destination for rich ppl…what he was supposed to move somewhere other than the nice place on earth….s**t gotta stop.” And, another user concluded, “Damn R.I.P. WavyNavyPooh. Miami boutta get even crazier.”
Smh this hometown shit just don’t stop
— Holiday (@Holiday90802208) January 15, 2022
RIP but bruh was a gangsta more than a rapper. More times than not it comes with the territory
— The Great Negro (@RockStarRocc) January 15, 2022
The streets don’t love you.. ONLY YA FAMILY DO! 🤲🏽🕊
— KingSmoove__ (@009Kingz) January 15, 2022
I’m from the crib this shit sad I got bruh music on tidal bruh was snapping sad to see another young brother lose they life but Miami is not south beach remind y’all self bout that
— Don juan (@Donjuan13855762) January 15, 2022
success brings lots of envy
— The U B H 🔥 (@Yourboyclarence) January 15, 2022
Idk why Mfs wanna be rappers / gangsters? Y’all better pick up a book and be in tech or start ur own business..
— z🇭🇹 (@Papa_Fable) January 15, 2022
Damn where else can he move Miami is the final destination for rich ppl…what he was supposed to move somewhere other than the nice place on earth….shit gotta stop
— WINDOW UNITS (@WindowUnits) January 15, 2022
Damn R.I.P. WavyNavyPooh. Miami boutta get even crazier
— Dash (IG:QCMedia___) (@JROD813) January 14, 2022
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