King Von

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King Von
Bennett at Icebox in 2020
Bennett at Icebox in 2020
Background information
Birth nameDayvon Daquan Bennett
Also known asVon, Grandson, VRoy
Born(1994-08-09)August 9, 1994
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedNovember 6, 2020(2020-11-06) (aged 26)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Cause of deathMurder (gunshot wound) during a gun fight
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • actor
Years active2018–2020

Dayvon Daquan Bennett,[1] (August 9, 1994[2] – November 6, 2020) known professionally as King Von, was an American rapper. He was signed to Lil Durk's record label, Only the Family and Empire Distribution.

On February 21, 2020, Von released "Took Her To The O" which went on to become on his most popular songs. He followed that up with another album, "LeVon James", released on March 6, 2020.

On April 29, 2020, King Von released his single "Grandson for President", which did well in popularity.

On November 6, 2020, Bennett was killed after being shot at an Atlanta nightclub.[3][4] He was 26 years old.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dayvon Bennett Mugshot 177451002 - Dayvon Bennett Arrest - Fulton County, GA". Retrieved July 30, 2020.
  2. "Dayvon Bennett Mugshot 123203677 - Vonita Bennett Arrest - Cook County, IL". Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  3. Coscarelli, Joe (2020-11-06). "King Von, Up-and-Coming Chicago Rapper, Shot and Killed in Atlanta". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-07.
  4. "King Von Reportedly In Critical Condition After Shoot Out With Quando Rondo's Crew". HotNewHipHop. 6 November 2020. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  5. "Rapper King Von, 2 others, fatally shot in Atlanta". NBC News. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  6. "Rapper King Von Shot and Killed in Atlanta". TMZ. Retrieved 6 November 2020.