Drakeo the Ruler

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Drakeo the Ruler
Birth nameDarrell Caldwell
Born(1993-12-01)December 1, 1993
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
DiedDecember 19, 2021(2021-12-19) (aged 28)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2014–2021
Labels

Darrell Caldwell (December 1, 1993 – December 19, 2021), known professionally as Drakeo the Ruler, was an American rapper and songwriter. He was known for his rap flow and "poetic" word choices.[4] He was seen as one of the best rap artists from Los Angeles.[3]

His fourth mixtape, Cold Devil, has been streamed over 10 million times.[5]

Caldwell was stabbed while trying to break up a fight at a Los Angeles concert on December 18, 2021.[6] He was pronounced dead a few hours later on December 19, 2021 at the age of 28.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Daniel Kohn (December 19, 2021). "Drakeo The Ruler, Influential L.A. Rapper, Dies At 28". Spin. Retrieved December 19, 2021.
  2. "Drakeo the Ruler Songs, Albums, Reviews, Bio & More". AllMusic.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Weiss, Jeff (9 March 2018). "L.A. rapper Drakeo the Ruler is a man in demand". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 3, 2021.
  4. Breihan, Tom (10 January 2018). "Drakeo The Ruler Is Different, And Different Is Good". Stereogum. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. Berry, Peter A. (18 May 2018). "THE BREAK PRESENTS: DRAKEO THE RULER". XXL. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  6. Krol, Charlotte (December 18, 2021). "Drakeo The Ruler reportedly dead after being stabbed at LA festival he was performing at". NME. Retrieved December 19, 2021.
  7. "Drakeo the Ruler Dead From Stabbing During L.A. Festival". TMZ. 19 December 2021. Retrieved 19 December 2021.