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Huey (Lawrence Franks Jr.) (1989–2020), rapper known for “Pop, Lock & Drop It”

by Kirk Fox

Huey was a rapper from St. Louis known for his 2006 top ten hit “Pop, Lock & Drop It”

  • Died: Thursday, June 25, 2020. (Who else died on June 25?) 
  • Details of Death: Died at the age of 31 after being shot in front of a home in Kinloch, Missouri on Thursday night. 
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Music Career 

Huey had a breakout rap hit in 2006 when he was a teenager with “Pop, Lock & Drop It.” The critically acclaimed track made it into the Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten and led to a popular dance at clubs. Huey’s sound was like Nelly and Chingy, popular rappers who are also from St. Louis. Huey released two albums, the last one in 2014. 

What they said about him

Full Obituary: Spin


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