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Kenny Clutch Oakland Rapper k!lled in Vegas Strip Shootout


 Kenny Clutch Oakland Rapper k!lled in Vegas Strip Shootout
topic by pocketchange - 02-21-2013, 07:46 PM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot



Sources have confirmed to NBC Bay Area that one of the victim's from this morning deadly shooting and chain reaction crash on the Las Vegas Strip was a rapper from Oakland.

Someone at the family's home in Oakland said Kenny Clutch was the person who was driving the Masarati.

Clutch's real name was Kenneth Cherry Jr.. he was 27 years old. Clutch was driving the car that was targeted by shooter driving a black SUV.

Two more people died after Clutch's Masarati crashed into a taxi cab, causing it to explode.

Three more cars and a utility truck collided at the intersection of Bellagio, Caesars Palace and Bally's, leaving at least six more people injured as the black Range Rover sped off in the predawn darkness.

The below YouTube rap video shows Clutch driving down the same Las Vegas Strip in a Masarati.

The dramatic scene in Las Vegas was something out of a violent action movie set off a frantic search for the occupants of the Range Rover and marked the latest violent episode on the Strip since the beginning of the year.

Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie told reporters several hours after Thursday's attack that it was sparked by an argument in the valet area of the nearby Aria hotel-casino, and that the violence at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road did not reflect the values of Las Vegas residents or visitors.

"What happened will not be tolerated,'' Gillespie said. He promised the shooters would be "found and prosecuted to the full extent of the law.''

Police said they were contacting authorities in three neighboring states about the Range Rover Sport with dark tinted windows, distinctive black custom rims and paper dealer ads in place of license plates that fled the scene about 4:20 a.m.

In Southern California, the California Highway Patrol alerted officers in at least three counties to be on the lookout for the SUV.

Las Vegas Police Sgt. John Sheahan said the Range Rover was last seen near the Venetian resort as it headed north from the shooting scene on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Witnesses also told police the SUV and Maserati had come from the nearby CityCenter area, the home of Aria just south of the site of the attack.

"We have numerous witnesses to this,'' Sheahan said. "But what is the genesis of this? We don't know yet.''

Sheahan said police have video from traffic cameras at the intersection and were checking hotel surveillance systems. The video will not be made public, he said.

Police said the driver and passenger in the taxi were k!lled. The male driver of the Maserati, the rapper from Oakland also died, and his passenger was shot. Police did not release their names, citing the ongoing investigation.

Ironically. Rapper Tupac Shakur was k!lled in a drive-by in 1996 about a block away under similar circumstances, as a$sailants opened fire on his luxury sedan from a vehicle on Flamingo Road. The k!lling has never been solved.
Kenny Clutch Oakland Rapper k!lled in Vegas Strip Shootout | NBC Bay Area


Look like Vegas cops are covering #### up again so this won't hurt tourism. I wonder if they'll solve the case.


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88 comments for "Kenny Clutch Oakland Rapper k!lled in Vegas Strip Shootout"


 02-21-2013, 07:58 PMaway - #2
Shadyunit 111 heat pts111

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 02-21-2013, 08:23 PMaway - #3
RAZAH CUTS 2775 heat pts2775

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crazy... anytime young ppl lose they life over dumb ####.. it's like.. wow.. what's goin the #### on yo..
 02-21-2013, 08:27 PMaway - #4
Sha Bello 8 heat pts

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Two more people died after Clutch's Masarati crashed into a taxi cab, causing it to explode.
Damn
 02-21-2013, 08:29 PMaway - #5
UrbanGAAWD 192 heat pts192

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Another dead rapper on the Vegas strip.....people gonna look even more down on hip hop....plus you're driving a Maserati in Vegas....you've won....go down the strip and pick up a few hoes to #### instead of getting into f!ghts and being on that hood ####
 02-21-2013, 08:29 PMaway - #6
DireWolf07 3 heat pts

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The taxi cab exploded
 02-21-2013, 08:45 PMaway - #7
DJ Kay Slay 16 heat pts16

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RIP to Kenny Clutch but who was he?

Let me listen to some of his tracks









 02-21-2013, 08:54 PMaway - #8
THuG LYFe 190 heat pts190

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Who the hell is he.
 02-21-2013, 09:30 PMaway - #9
*c.o.a.* 101 heat pts101

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Im from the bay and never heard of dude. R.i.p tho
 02-21-2013, 09:35 PMaway - #10
Stillhyphy 31 heat pts31

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Originally Posted by *c.o.a.*
Im from the bay and never heard of dude. R.i.p tho
I was bouta say the same. I aint gonna throw dirt on bruh name tho, i'll give respect to any dead local rapper. R.i.P
 02-22-2013, 01:09 AMaway - #11
Trilluminati GA 347 heat pts347

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that dope boy life.......

rip
 02-22-2013, 01:17 AMaway - #12
Michael 1987 638 heat pts638

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R.I.P. tho i duno wtf he is
 02-22-2013, 01:50 AMaway - #13
stogz 9 heat pts

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Piers Morgan get deported yet?
 02-22-2013, 01:56 AMaway - #14
Michael 1987 638 heat pts638

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Originally Posted by stogz
Piers Morgan get deported yet?
Nope.
 02-22-2013, 02:46 AMaway - #15
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didnt know who he was but real ni##as move lowkey RIP. he was obviously pimpin like all ni##as drivin masi's in the town and some hoe ni##a shot him mad cuz he took his ####
 02-22-2013, 03:06 AMaway - #16
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I know the footage on this #### was wild and exotic these ni##as was definitely laundromat rappin
 02-22-2013, 03:44 AMaway - #17
*MOB*STAR* 4 heat pts

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Originally Posted by *c.o.a.*
Im from the bay and never heard of dude. R.i.p tho
I thought it was just me
 02-22-2013, 06:29 AMaway - #18
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Black people stay losing in Vegas.....If some of y'all brothers thought it was hard to get into Vegas clubs before, ####s about to get that much worst gentlemen.

RIP to dude. All this Black on Black on violence is entertainment to these racist people. Its like modern day Roman coliseum f!ghts and we are their entertainment. Stop supporting ignorance
 02-22-2013, 08:56 AMaway - #19
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im from nj/ny and lived in the bay for a year that sht is off the chain.. rip to the homie thas krazy..
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Cold World...
 
 


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