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Indian Red Boy dead latest: The Game clarifies Nipsey Hussle lyric after shooting of rapper on Instagram live video

THE Game has clarified his Nipsey Hussle lyrics following the shooting of rapper Indian Red Boy last week on an Instagram live video.

The American rapper expressed his regrets on Instagram Monday night and explained that the lyrics were written months ago.

"I ain’t mean no disrespect to Indian Red Boy, RIP, his family, anybody close to him," the Game said, according to reports.

Indian Red Boy – 21-year-old Zerail Dijon Rivera – was shot in the head three times as he sat behind the wheel of his car, according to reports.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the rapper was already dead when they arrived at the crime scene in Hawthorne, California.

“It appears to have been a walk-up shooting and he appears to have been targeted,” Ti Goetz, a local police lieutenant, told the Daily Breeze.

Authorities are still searching for the suspect who is responsible for the shooting and are reviewing video systems in the area.

Read our blog on Indian Red Boy below for the latest updates…

  • Danielle Cinone

    FAMILY MAN

    An Instagram which appears to belong to Indian Red Boy shows how close he was to his family.

    One Highlight is dedicated to pictures of the rapper with his loved ones entitled “Familia.”

    It included a dedication to his late mom on Mother’s Day.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT WAS INDIAN RED BOY’S REAL NAME?

    Indian Red Boy, the 21-year-old rapper, was really named Zerail Dijon Rivera.

    He allegedly dissed Nipsey Hussle by defacing a mural erected in Nipsey’s honor, according to Hot New Hiphop.

    It is unclear what the mural said.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHERE DID INDIAN RED BOY DIE?

    The shooting happened behind an apartment building at the 14100 block of Chadron Avenue in Hawthorne, California, reports indicated.

    Indian Red Boy was sitting in his parked car at the time.

    The Los Angeles County Fire Department said Indian Red Boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT DID FANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA SAY?

    Many fans took to Twitter to express their reactions after seeing the graphic video.

    “One minute you laughing it up, next minute you gasping for breath begging for help,” one user tweeted.

    “That Indian Red Boy video is brutal,” another user said.

    Kapone also took to social media following the IG live video and posted a video of the young star dancing captioning it, “LLINDIANREDD. I LOVE YOU GANKG.”

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT ELSE DID THE INSIDER SAY?

    The man suggested that Indian Red Boy and his friend got in a fight “in front of the homies” that resulted in Indian Red Boy getting his “ass beat up.”

    The Instagrammer went on to say that Indian Red Boy was upset that his friends allegedly did not intervene. This led Indian Red Boy, who was previously associated with Holly Hood Pirus, to start repping Inglewood.

    “You had that coming,” he says. “When this n–ga went to Hawthorne, Chadron Ave. He was pulling up on the same female he was pillow talking with, the same female that went and told Zerail’s partner the shit that Zerail was saying about him.

    “He went and pulled up on the same female. I’m not saying she set him up, but the Rolling ’60s had nothing to do with that man getting killed.”

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT DID THE INSIDER CLAIM?

    On Tuesday, someone on Instagram claimed Indian Red Boy was shot because of girl drama and because he switched gangs, according to Hip Hop DX.

    “I’ve been looking at these videos and shit, right?” the man says in the clip.

    “Been looking at big homies, OGs from the land talking about, ‘Yeah that was payback for Nipsey Hussle.’ All this other good shit. Y’all n**gas really believe that? For the OGs that’s on YouTube or on some type of platform on camera saying that shit, do y’all really believe that? And some of y’all OG Crip n**gas that’s from the land sayin’ this shit not even from ’60s.

    “What happened was him and his n**ga was both f**kin’ on the same Thotiana. She gets around. They pass her around and his homeboy even tossed him the b*tch.

    “It was said by that female that Zerail was talkin’ real greazy about his partner, basically pillow talk. The female went and told Zerail’s partner and said, ‘Blood sayin’ this that and the third about you.’ So that’s when homie went and approached Zerail.”

  • Danielle Cinone

    AN INSIDER SAYS NIPSEY HUSSLE MURAL HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH ARTIST’S DEATH

    The 21-year-old artist – real name Zerail Dijon Rivera – was shot in the head three times as he sat behind the wheel of his car in the city of Hawthorne.

    Some people online suggested that Indian Red Boy may have been shot for allegedly defacing a Nipsey Hussle mural in Los Angeles.

    However, an insider recently said that had nothing to do with his death.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHY WAS INDIAN RED BOY SHOT AND KILLED?

    Some people online suggested that Indian Red Boy may have been shot for allegedly defacing a Nipsey Hussle mural in Los Angeles.

    However, an insider recently said that had nothing to do with his death.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT HAPPENED TO INDIAN RED BOY?

    California rapper Indian Red Boy was filmed smiling and laughing on Instagram Live just seconds before he was fatally shot last week.

    Police said he was shot in the head three times on July 8 in a targeted walk-up shooting.

    The 21-year-old artist – real name Zerail Dijon Rivera – was shot in the head three times as he sat behind the wheel of his car in the city of Hawthorne.

  • Katie Balevic

    INDIAN RED BOY LEFT HOLLY HOOD PIRUS FOR INGLEWOOD

    The Instagrammer went on to say that Indian Red Boy was upset that his friends allegedly did not intervene. This led Indian Red Boy, who was previously associated with Holly Hood Pirus, to start repping Inglewood.

    “You had that coming,” he says. “When this n–ga went to Hawthorne, Chadron Ave. He was pulling up on the same female he was pillow talking with, the same female that went and told Zerail’s partner the shit that Zerail was saying about him.

    "He went and pulled up on the same female. I’m not saying she set him up, but the Rolling ’60s had nothing to do with that man getting killed.”

  • Katie Balevic

    GIRL TROUBLES CAUSED ALTERCATION WITHIN GANG

    The Instagram insider continued:

    "It was said by that female that Zerail was talkin’ real greazy about his partner, basically pillow talk. The female went and told Zerail’s partner and said, ‘Blood sayin’ this that and the third about you.’ So that’s when homie went and approached Zerail."

    At this point, the man suggested that Indian Red Boy and his friend got in a fight “in front of the homies” that resulted in Indian Red Boy getting his "ass beat up."

  • Katie Balevic

    INSTAGRAMMER SAYS INDIAN RED BOY WAS SHOT OVER GIRL AND GANG DRAMA

    On Tuesday, someone on Instagram claimed Indian Red Boy was shot because of girl drama and because he switched gangs, according to Hip Hop DX.

    “I’ve been looking at these videos and shit, right?” the man says in the clip.

    “Been looking at big homies, OGs from the land talking about, ‘Yeah that was payback for Nipsey Hussle.’ All this other good shit. Y’all n–gas really believe that? For the OGs that’s on YouTube or on some type of platform on camera saying that shit, do y’all really believe that? And some of y’all OG Crip n–gas that’s from the land sayin’ this shit not even from ’60s.

    “What happened was him and his n–ga was both f–kin’ on the same Thotiana. She gets around. They pass her around and his homeboy even tossed him the b-tch."

  • Katie Balevic

    WHAT DID GOFUNDME DONORS SAY?

    Donors on the GoFundMe page shared their condolences for the rapper's family.

    "Condolences to that young man's family," said one person.

    "Rest in heaven Zay you messed a lot of ppl up with this you left your mark on me for sure I got you know that! We gone have you right!" another added.

    "Sorry for your loss.. Sending love light and prayers from Detroit," another said.

  • Katie Balevic

    OVER $11,000 RAISED FOR INDIAN RED BOY'S FUNERAL

    A GoFundMe was set up to cover Indian Red Boy's funeral.

    "Funds raised will be used to support immediate needs for Zerial funeral," the page's description states. It was organized by Jasmine Clark.

    Some 28 people donated within the first day, raising $11,399 in funeral funds. The original goal was $10,000.

  • Katie Balevic

    INSIDER DISPELLED RUMORS ABOUT THE NIPSEY HUSSLE CONNECTION

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    RUMORS CLAIMED INDIAN RED BOY DISRESPECTED NIPSEY HUSSLE MURAL BEFORE DEATH

    Rumors are taking off on social media that Indian Red Boy was shot after a Nipsey Hussle tribute mural was defaced with paint.

    “There’s rumors flying around that this was retaliation due to him disrespecting Nipsey Hussle’s mural, and painting over it,” one outlet said on Twitter.

  • Katie Balevic

    WHAT DID INDIAN RED BOY'S FANS SAY?

    Many fans took to Twitter to express their reactions after seeing the graphic video.

    “One minute you laughing it up, next minute you gasping for breath begging for help,” one user tweeted.

    “That Indian Red Boy video is brutal,” another user said.

    Kapone also took to social media following the IG live video and posted a video of the young star dancing captioning it, “LLINDIANREDD. I LOVE YOU GANKG.”

  • Katie Balevic

    TWITTER OUTCRY

    Indian Red Boy’s videoed slaying has left fans horrified on social media.

    “That video of Indian red boy literally made me sick to my stomach,” wrote one person.

    “Daamn [sic] that video of Indian Red Boy getting shot and killed, wtf,” commented a second.

    “Damn that Indian Red Boy video my god,” said a third, while a fourth person shared: “I wish I never watched that Indian Red Boy video.”

  • Katie Balevic

    INSIDERS SPEAK UP ABOUT INDIAN RED BOY'S DEATH

    Indian Red Boy – The Game hits back after claims Instagram rap about Nipsey Hussle were directed at killed rapper

  • Katie Balevic

    WHO KILLED NIPSEY HUSSLE?

    Eric Holder was named as the suspect in connection to the death of Nipsey.

    He was a member of the same gang as the late rapper, the Rollin’ 60s. 

    Holder faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

    He is asking for a reduction on his $6.5million bail after claiming he's not a danger to the public, according to reports.

    Holder is in jail awaiting trial after pleading not guilty.

    He was arrested two days after the shooting and has since been indicted on counts of murder, attempted murder, and weapons charges.

  • Katie Balevic

    POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR SUSPECTS IN FATAL SHOOTING

    Lieutenant Ti Goetz of the Hawthorne Police Department explained to the press: “It appears to have been a walk-up shooting and he appears to have been targeted … he appears to be a gang member.”

    The Los Angeles County Fire Department said Red Boy was already dead when they arrived at the crime scene.

    The motive for the shooting has not yet been confirmed.

    Police are still looking for suspects in relation to Red Boy’s murder.

  • Katie Balevic

    THE MOMENTS AFTER INDIAN RED BOY WAS SHOT

    Red Boy was shot in the head three times as he sat behind the wheel of his car in the city of Hawthorne.

    Prior to being gunned down the rapper was talking online to fellow social media influencer Kapone on Instagram Live before shots are heard.

    Red Boy is then seen gasping for breath seconds in the video.

    A bloodied Red Boy can be heard saying “get help” before slumping in his seat. 

    His friend shouts to him, "Where you at?" to which he answers, "Hawthorne," although he can be seen slipping away in the footage.

    The clip has since been removed from social media.

  • Katie Balevic

    WHAT DID INDIAN RED BOY SAY ABOUT NIPSEY HUSSLE?

    Indian Red Boy allegedly dissed Nipsey Hussle by defacing a mural erected in Nipsey’s honor, according to Hot New Hiphop.

    It is unclear what the mural said. Nipsey was murdered outside his Marathon Clothing store in South Central, Los Angeles, in March 2019.

    However, just one day before Red Boy’s death, he was reportedly seen in a video throwing up gang signs, MTO News reported.

    The outlet claimed that the signs were "disrespectful" of other gangs in Los Angeles. 

    Red Boy reportedly went on Instagram Live the next day to explain why he made the signs, which is when he was gunned down.

    Nipsey Hussle was killed in 2019Credit: AP
  • Katie Balevic

    INDIAN RED BOY LEFT HOLLY HOOD PIRUS FOR INGLEWOOD

    The Instagrammer went on to say that Indian Red Boy was upset that his friends allegedly did not intervene. This led Indian Red Boy, who was previously associated with Holly Hood Pirus, to start repping Inglewood.

    “You had that coming,” he says. “When this n–ga went to Hawthorne, Chadron Ave. He was pulling up on the same female he was pillow talking with, the same female that went and told Zerail’s partner the shit that Zerail was saying about him.

    "He went and pulled up on the same female. I’m not saying she set him up, but the Rolling ’60s had nothing to do with that man getting killed.”

  • Katie Balevic

    GIRL TROUBLES CAUSED ALTERCATION WITHIN GANG

    The Instagram insider continued:

    "It was said by that female that Zerail was talkin’ real greazy about his partner, basically pillow talk. The female went and told Zerail’s partner and said, ‘Blood sayin’ this that and the third about you.’ So that’s when homie went and approached Zerail."

    At this point, the man suggested that Indian Red Boy and his friend got in a fight “in front of the homies” that resulted in Indian Red Boy getting his "ass beat up."

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