Chicago rapper King Von got into his city’s drill scene after his fluid storytelling style caught the ear of more-established rapper Lil Durk. Durk signed King Von to his Only the Family label and released his viral 2018 single “Crazy Story,” which was included on his debut mixtape, Grandson, Vol. 1. He died on November 6, 2020, at the age of 26.
King Von was born Dayvon Bennett on Chicago’s South Side and raised in the crime-ridden O Block neighborhood. By his teen years, Bennett had turned to crime himself and would spend years in and out of jail before he began rapping in 2018. After hearing some of his early tracks, Lil Durk took an interest in King Von and welcomed him into the Only the Family collective. His early single “Problems” gained some traction, but it was the captivating narrative of a robbery turned shootout on “Crazy …
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