Casino Jizzle, a promising talent hailing from Tennessee's vibrant Hip-Hop scene, had all the makings of a star. Tragically, his ascent to fame was cut short by a devastating incident. On a fateful Tuesday (July 4), the aspiring rapper, known by his real name Robert Tunstall, fell victim to a fatal shooting in northeast Memphis, as confirmed by his manager via WREG. The scene was engulfed in sorrow as he was pronounced dead on-site.
In the wake of this heartbreaking loss, Brianna Hollins, the mother of his child, turned to Facebook on Wednesday (July 5) to express her profound grief and pay homage to Jizzle's memory. With a heavy heart, she wrote, I’m LOSTED WITHOUT U SWEAR TO GOD !! I know it was me OVER ANYBODY so ima let the internet troll cause yeen even Fw mfas who even posting .."
“I knew everythinggggggg & saw . MFA KNEW YOU LOVED NUNU TIL DEATH OVER WHOEVER !!!!!! I NEED YOU BAD !!!!! COME HOME.” she pleaded, her words resonating with the raw pain she felt.
At the time of his untimely passing, the 27-year-old artist was eagerly preparing for the release of his highly anticipated album, "DUH," scheduled to drop this Friday (July 7). It's worth noting that Casino Jizzle had not yet secured a record deal, showcasing the immense potential that tragically went unfulfilled.
While Memphis Police have yet to officially identify the assailant, local CBS affiliate WREG reports that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of 27-year-old Michael Clayton, who faces charges of First Degree Murder.
The emerging rapper's musical talent and magnetic persona were just beginning to captivate audiences far and wide. With over 10 million streams on Apple Music, a staggering 46 million views on YouTube, and a loyal following of over 67,000 on Instagram, his artistry was undeniably gaining momentum.
Casino Jizzle's untimely demise has left a void in the Hip-Hop community and serves as a tragic reminder of the fragility of life. Though his journey was cut short, his legacy will continue to resonate through the music he created and the lives he touched. May his soul find solace, and may his artistry inspire countless others to pursue their dreams relentlessly, even in the face of adversity.