Rapper Maxo Kream Mourns Brother Killed in Shooting: It Doesn't 'Get Better'

The Houston hip-hop artist's 27-year-old brother Money Mado was found dead with a gunshot wound inside an apartment in the Woodland Hills suburb of Los Angeles on Monday, March 9.

AceShowbiz - Another person close to the hip-hop community died in a shooting. Rapper Maxo Kream is now grieving over the death of his brother Money Mado, who was shot and killed in the Woodland Hills suburb of Los Angeles on early Monday morning , March 9.

According to KLTA 5, officers responded to a report of shooting inside an apartment along the 20500 block of Ventura Boulevard around 4:25 A.M. local time. When police arrived, they found the victim lying on the floor with a gunshot wound. He was declared dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that the victim lived at the apartment and he went outside before he returned yelling, "I was shot." His roommate then called 911. As of press time, police still have no information about a possible shooter or shooters. They are looking for surveillance video and additional evidence that could help the investigation.

Police only identified the victim as a 27-year-old man from Richmond, Texas, but Maxo has taken to Instagram to express his devastation over the loss. Sharing throwback photos of him and his brother, he wrote in the caption, "No words or caption can explain wat I'm goin thru ... I never expected this or ever lost somebody this close to me.I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death."

Talking about how the spirit of the loved ones will continue to live on after their deaths, the Houston rapper added, "They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. You don't get over it, you just get through it. You don't get by it, because you can't get around it."

On dealing with the pain, he shared, "It doesn't 'get better'; it just gets different. We must embrace our pain and burn it as a fuel for our journey. Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it. Long Live @mmadu_kream."

Maxo, who was born Emekwanem Ogugua Biosah, Jr., released his major label debut "Brandon Banks" in 2019. His late brother Money was also a rapper and he represented the Crip set. Maxo often cited Money as his inspiration.

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