Ever had that one person that you can always count on no matter the situation? Friendship is the most beautiful relationship that every person can have if they are loyal, dependable, kind, caring, and loving. One such relationship was between King Von and YNW Melly brothers. Are they related?
Who Was King Von?
Dayvon Demons, popularly known as King Von, was born on August 9, 1994. He had six half-siblings from his father and three siblings from his mother. Walter E. Bennett was in and out of Von’s life due to his incarcerations, and he later died when Von was only 11. Von paid tribute to his father in multip of his songs, such as ‘Exposing me.’
Von’s rap career started when he was signed in by his fellow rapper Lil Durk to the Only Family label. His first breakout single was “Crazy Story” on December 6, 2018.
Von released various singles such as “Why He Told,” “All these Niggas” and “Fivio Foreign.”
Besides, he collaborated with Lil Durk titled “Like that” and “Rolling,” featuring YNW Melly. However, on November 06, 2020, in Atlanta nightclub, he was involved in an altercation with rapper Quando Rondo. Their dispute escalated into gunfire, where Von was shot. On arrival at the hospital, Von was already in a critical condition and passed on later.
About YNW Melly
Jamell Maurice Demons, well known as YNW Melly, is an American rapper and songwriter. He was born on May 01, 1999, in Gifford, Florida.
YNW stands for “ Young Nigga World” or “Young New Wave,” a hip-hop collective which he adopted in 2016 as his professional name.
His best-known songs include “Murder on My Mind,” “ Suicidal,” and “Mixed Personalities,” which he featured Kanye West.
“Murder on My Mind” was his first breakout song that got further attention when he was charged with double-murder two fellow rappers in the ‘YNW’ collective in February 2019.
The two YNW associates, Anthony Williams and Christopher Thomas Jr., are described as his close friends. Authorities purport that Melly conspired with a fellow YNW rapper to stage the double- murder and appear as if the two YNW associates were fatally injured in a drive-by shooting. Henry later drove the victims to the hospital, where they succumbed to their wounds.
YNW Melly turned himself in on February 13, 2019, which he announced on his Instagram account. On April 2, 2020, in the process of trying to get an early release from prison due to health concerns, he tested positive for covid-19. On April 14, his motion was denied.
Are King Von and YNW Melly related?
King von and YNW Melly brothers had a great connection. The two always had each other back regardless of the situation.
King Von and Melly had their first collaboration titled “Rolling,” which has 9.3 million views on you-tube.
Von performed his brother’s music even when Melly was still behind bars.
Besides, King Von was constantly checking on Melly in Jail through calls and even face timing him. The two portrayed a true friendship till Von’s unfortunate death.
King Von and YNW Melly might not be blood-related, but their friendship was equivalent to family.