Huey aka Lawrence Franks Jr was 31 years old St. Louis rapper was shot dead, Huey was the best know for his song “Pop, Lock & Drop it. Blanco Tarantino who is a Media personality confirmed his death on Twitter, wrote “STL native Huey, best known for his classic single “Pop Lock & Drop It”, was shot and killed earlier tonight and was expected to shoot a video this Saturday.”
On Thursday night Huey was shot and killed and it happened before 11:00 p.m. in front of a home in the 8100 blocks of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in Kinloch. However, he was rushed to the hospital but due to gunshot wounds, he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
In the same shooting, other victims also suffered Gunshot wounds but he was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. He is expected to survive. His fans tributed him on social media and Huey leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter.
Till now, Police have not confirmed or arrested the person who involved in the shooting.
He rose to fame after his hit song “Pop, Lock & Drop It” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 98 in 2007. Furthermore, his video for the track has 50 million views on YouTube. He was previously signed to Jive Records.
Huey grew up on Arlington Avenue in the city. Jaylien Wesley posted a photo of Huey to Twitter, writing: “shed a few, my dawg Huey is gone forever. thank you for the talk, thank you for your energy, thank you for believing in me. Ima help keep your spirit alive down here. much much love forever.”
Huey’s last Instagram post was on 9 hours ago during the time of writing, he wrote “THIS SATURDAY‼️‼️ INDOOR POOL PARTY‼️ PRIVATE LOCATION HIT ME IN THE DM, WE LIT #THECASHKREWWAY #ITSHEFTHO #LAPDANCE.”
How old was Huey? He was born in 1989 and from Arlington Avenue, USA, his age was 32 as of 2020.
However, there is not much information about her father, mother, and siblings.
He was survived by a 13-year-old daughter named Lawryn.
Estimated Net Worth of him is $700K USD as of 2020. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 86KG.