UK Rap Legend Hypo Stabbed To Death
A huge loss for UK music…
03 · 06 · 2022
UK rap legend Hypo has died following an incident at a Redbridge party.
The multi-talented Hypo was a key player in British music, switching up between roles as a rapper, producer, and songwriter.
Pushed into the public eye through a past relationship with Emili Sande, he shot to fame with his Mashtown group before turning solo.
Hypo worked at the label Hard Copy, where late SB:TV founder Jamal Edwards also had a role as producer.
Hypo died following a stabbing incident at a Redbridge party – footage of its aftermath has been shared on social media.
Detective Chief Inspector Laurence Smith commented on the incident: « This man was attacked at a party and we know that a large number of people would have been in attendance. I would urge anyone who is yet to speak with us to come forward and let us know what you saw. »
The news has left fans and peers shocked:
RIP HYPO !!
— FRED (@fredwave_) June 3, 2022
RIP Hypo pic.twitter.com/rU76YBPn2Z
— DBala (@BalaaaNGU) June 3, 2022
RIP Hypo was a pioneer in the industry. Met him a couple times and he was a clean hearted guy. This world is crazy. RIP young king
— Kyle (@PrezKyle) June 3, 2022
RIP Hypo pic.twitter.com/gpFq5NpD7k
— Genesis Elijah (@GenesisElijah) June 3, 2022
Hypo died just after midnight on June 3rd – he celebrated his birthday recently, and is believed to have become engaged last week.
Rest in power, Hypo.
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