Watch: Drakeo the Ruler's Family to Announce Lawsuit in Stabbing Death at LA Music Festival

Watch: Drakeo the Ruler's Family to Announce Lawsuit in Stabbing Death at LA Music Festival

Drakeo The Ruler

1/27/2022 10:08:00 PM

Watch: Drakeo the Ruler's Family to Announce Lawsuit in Stabbing Death at LA Music Festival

The family of rapper Drakeo the Ruler is expected to announce a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday after the artist was stabbed backstage during a music festival in Los Angeles.

No arrests have been reported.Caldwell, who started releasing mixtapes in 2015 and this past February debuted his first album “The Truth Hurts,” has been called “the most original stylist on the West Coast” for his darkly comedic lyrics and deadpan delivery. His mixtape “Thank You for Using GTL” contains verses recorded at the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles.

He grew up listening to acts like Hot Boyz, Boosie, Webbie and Dipset, but said it was a battle rapper named Cocky who influenced him to rap.Caldwell pioneered a type of rap called “nervous music,” with songs that were cryptic and dark, the Los Angeles Times wrote in 2018: 

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