UK

Chicago rapper FBG Cash killed, woman in critical condition after shooting

RAPPER FBG Cash has died after a shooting that left a woman wounded on the South Side of Chicago.

According to authorities, Tristian Hamilton, a 31-year-old Chicago rapper known as FBG Cash, was shot multiple times and declared dead at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn on Friday.

A 29-year-old woman was wounded in the left arm and upper back and was sent to Christ in serious condition.

It is unclear what the woman’s relation is to Hamilton.

Hamilton was driving around with the woman asleep in the car when a black Cadillac drew up in the 1600 block of West 81st Street, per NBC Chicago, and someone with a rifle began firing.

According to authorities, Hamilton took a firearm and fired back.

There is currently no suspect in custody.

Read our FBG Cash live blog for updates on his death...

  • What is drill rapping?

    FBG Cash was a Chicago drill rapper, a subgenre of hip-hop that promotes homicide and retribution.

    Drill is a kind of trap music that began in the early 2010s on the streets of Chicago.

    Drill performers were signed to big labels after receiving media exposure.

    Artists in the genre are known for their lyricism and links to crime in Chicago.

  • ‘He was supposed to be coming right back

    ‘FBG Cash’s manager and friend Goony told the Chicago Tribune that the last time he saw Cash in person was when he left him at the Houston airport to take a trip back to Chicago early last week, but they spoke on Facetime “every day up until he passed.”

    Cash was in the midst of relocating to Houston, where Goony resides, and he planned to return “sooner rather than later,” according to Goony.

    “He was supposed to be coming right back,” Goony added. “He was supposed to be grabbing his things and coming right back.”

  • Recent tweets

    One of the last tweets posted to FBG Cash’s profile was a change of profile photo.

    The post was captioned with a simple “#NewProfilePic.”

  • How many times was FBG cash shot?

    WFLD-TV reported that FBG Cash was hit at least 13 times at a gas station.

  • Rapper deaths in 2022

    This year, music has experienced significant losses, notably in the hip-hop scene. Here are some of the rappers who died in 2022:

  • Interviewed days before death

    In an interview just days ago, FBG Cash was asked if he ever thinks about death.

    He said he does, but that “it’s not in the cards” for him any time soon.

  • Shooting occurred at 5am

    WGN-TV reported that the gunshot happened at 5.30am CDT.

    FBG Cash and the 29-year-old woman he was found with were inside a car when they were cut off in traffic by a black four-door sedan, likely a Cadillac.

    Two individuals got out of the automobile and started shooting, according to the police report.

  • Casings found at the scene

    According to the Chicago Sun-Times, authorities found 23 shell casings on the scene of the shooting that killed FBG Cash and the unidentified woman.

  • ‘They killed my son’

    Months before FBG Cash’s death, fellow Fly Boy Gang member FBG Duck was shot and killed in Chicago.

    On October 14, the rapper’s mom claimed that five people were allegedly in custody over a year after his death.

    “They killed my motherf**king son,” she said in a video.

    “I’m gonna be the first to tell you, they got them motherf**kers. They killed my son.”

  • Who was FBG Duck?

    Carlton D Weekly, better known as FBG Duck, was a rapper from Chicago.

    He was an up-and-coming rap artist best known for songs like Slide and Exposing Me Remix. 

    FBG Duck was a member of the Fly Boy Gang rap crew and was signed to Sony.

  • What happened to FBG Duck?

    In October 2021, FBG Duck was shopping in Chicago when two vehicles pulled up near him and two others and opened fire. 

    A video circulating online showed a man in a blue tracksuit, believed to be FBG Duck, on the ground moments after he was shot.

    The man was seen face down struggling on the street while two police officers were near him. 

    FBG Duck sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

  • Other Fly Boy Gang member killed recently

    In 2020, FBG Duck, another member of the Fly Boy Gang Chicago-based rap group, was shot and killed in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.

    He was 26 years old at the time.

  • What is the Fly Boy Gang?

    Fly Boy Gang is a Chicago-based rap group.

    Members over the years have included: FBG Dutchie, FBG Young, FBG Bigga, FBG Brick, FBG Butta, FBG Cash, FBG Duck, FBG Kels, FBG Meezle, FBG WhiteBoa, and FYB J Mane.

    In 2020, FBG Duck was shot and killed in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.

    He was 26 years old at the time.

  • Who was FBG Duck?

    Carlton D Weekly, better known as FBG Duck, was a rapper from Chicago.

    He was an up-and-coming rap artist best known for songs like Slide and Exposing Me Remix. 

    FBG Duck was a member of the Fly Boy Gang rap crew and was signed to Sony.

  • What did Goony say about FBG Cash’s death?

    Goony had been Cash’s manager for roughly two months and had known him for a year.

    According to the Chicago Tribune, he described his friend’s death as heartbreaking and “definitely disappointing.”

    Goony described Cash as a “superstar.”

    “He took his craft seriously. He was always working. He was hilarious. Had me slapping my knee every five minutes. It didn’t matter what we were doing, he always found something funny out of any situation.”

  • How many times was FBG cash shot?

    WFLD-TV reported that FBG Cash was hit at least 13 times at a gas station.

  • Shooting occurred at 5am

    WGN-TV reported that the gunshot happened at 5.30am CDT.

    FBG Cash and the 29-year-old woman he was found with were inside a car when they were cut off in traffic by a black four-door sedan, likely a Cadillac.

    Two individuals got out of the automobile and started shooting, according to the police report.

  • Casings found at the scene

    According to the Chicago Sun-Times, authorities found 23 shell casings on the scene of the shooting that killed FBG Cash and the unidentified woman.

  • FBG Cash activity on social media

    Cash was active on social media and frequently posted music on YouTube, where he had over 9k subscribers.

    He also promoted much of his music on Facebook and has a big Instagram following of over 47k followers.

  • What was the shooting suspect driving?

    The suspect was driving a dark four-door car, according to a Chicago Police Department representative, per Complex.

  • Was the shooter caught?

    According to authorities, the gunman fled the area westbound and is at large.

  • What is the name of the woman he was with?

    The woman’s identity has not been revealed.

    She was wounded in the left arm and upper back. Her condition is said to be critical, according to the Daily Mail.

  • Where was FBG Cash treated?

    CBS News reported that FBG Cash and the woman he was with were brought to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was declared dead.

  • Where was FBG Cash when he was attacked?

    According to the Daily Mail, police said that FBG Cash and a 29-year-old woman he was accompanied by were attacked in a vehicle in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood in Chicago at around 5.30am.

  • ‘Your music will forever live on’

    Fans left comments on the Crazy Lane music video after his alleged death.

    One commenter wrote: “Rip cash man he was next to blow out of FBG 💔 your music will forever live on.”

    Another said: “RIP cash! Man I never expected this, was always watching you rise and looking forward to seeing you go higher. Journey well brother.”


Share this news on your Fb,Twitter and Whatsapp

File source

NY Press News:Latest News Headlines
NY Press News||Health||New York||USA News||Technology||World News

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button
Close