In 2020, King Von tragically died at the age of 26 after being shot at an Atlanta nightclub. The hip-hop world was shaken with many icons sharing tributes reminiscent of Likelihood The Rapper, Calboy, Dreezy, Joey Purp, and Queen Key. Since then, quite a lot of posthumous music has been unleashed; 2022’s What It Means To Be King was a goldmine. There have been additionally loads of posthumous movies, for tracks like “Get It Done,” “Too Real,” “Don’t Play That” with 21 Savage, and extra.
It seems to be like much more posthumous music is coming — a complete album, in reality. Von’s supervisor, 100k Tracks, teased followers on social media: “Yup it’s that point once more @kingvonfrmdao ?/?/23 Album Prepared @nima_empire @ghazi @empire @otf @_gbg_gbg_ @100kmgmt @__tmac__1 @_djbandz – what would von title it although,” he wrote.
Simply days earlier than the rapper was killed, Von talked with Uproxx and talked about who he made music for. “Those who develop up in Parkway with single moms. You realize, that Part 8 sh*t,” he stated. “Develop up round there, with drug sellers round. Those who grew up in sh*t like that and f*cked up predicaments. It’s lots of people. After which individuals, simply as leisure, and sh*t, I assume. The suburban youngsters. All people who f*ck with the music, man.”