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American Rapper, Huey Shot Dead At 31

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An American rapper known for his classic single “Pop Lock & Drop It” is dead. The St.Louis hip pop star, was shot and killed on Thursday night.

The incident happened at about 11:00 p.m. at the front of a home in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in his hometown of Kinloch.

According to police, Huey whose real name is Lawrence Franks had arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.

Huey is survived by a 13-year-old daughter who was signed to Jive Records.