Stockton Rapper Young Slo-Be Shot and Killed at The Age of 29

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Another day, another rapper was shot to death in broad daylight. People didn’t even have a chance to get their morning coffee before hearing about the death of Stockton rapper Young Slo-Be.Stockton, California rapper Young Slo-Be has died, the rapper’s project manager at Thizzler on the Roof confirmed to Pitchfork. According to CBS News, Slo-Be was involved in a shooting in Manteca, California and was found dead Friday morning (August 5). “Our whole team mourns him and are shaken to think of the loss of his massive potential to this senseless act of violence,” Slo-Be’s project manager told Pitchfork. Young Slo-Be was 29 years old.“It was an honor to work with Slo-Be the last couple of years and we’re heartbroken to say goodbye,” Thizzler on the Roof wrote in a statement posted to the company’s social media channels. “Our hearts are heavy, and our condolences go out to his family and loved ones.⁠”Young Slo-Be was a prominent figure in the Stockton rap scene that he shared with acts like EBK Young Joc, BounceBackMeek, EBK JaayBo, and the EBK Hotboiiz crew. As Pitchfork’s Alphonse Pierre wrote in a recent column, “EBK JaayBo and Young Slo-Be made the California city of Stockton’s...