Well known rapper, Lil Phat (real name Melvin Vernell III, 19) had been shot dead. Lil Phat, a member of Trill Entertainment whose roster includes Lil Boosie and Webbie, was shot and killed on Thursday night outside an Atlanta hospital. The same night Kamakazi-Mazi (22-year-old Marshawn Stephanie) and another 26 year old male were shot dead outside a party in Chicago. Three other males were shot in the incident, and one remains in a critcal condition. And Stockton rapper Real Saul was shot after performing at a 80s and 90s throwback party at Club TX in Lathrop, CA. He died in the arms of his brother. Two other people were injured in the shooting.
Photo: Webbie (L) and Lil' Phat (R)