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Kiing Shooter (1995–2020), NYC rapper who recorded on Nas’ label

by Linnea Crowther

Kiing Shooter was a New York City rapper who was signed to Nas’ Mass Appeal Records and Jungle’s Street Dreams Records.

Hip-hop career

Kiing Shooter, born William Daniels, got his start releasing freestyles with fellow NYC rapper Dave East, including a feature on East’s 2018 single “Traumatized.” His first mixtape received notice from rapper Jungle, who signed Kiing Shooter to his Street Dreams label in 2019. In March of 2020, Kiing Shooter released his final material, the single ”Losses” and the mixtape “Still Outside” on Street Dreams and Mass Appeal. The mixtape included features from Mac Dre, Dave East, and others. Kiing Shooter had been hospitalized for liver problems in the days before he became sick with COVID-19.

What people said about him

Full obituary: Okayplayer

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