Nils “Einar” Gronberg, an award-winning Swedish rapper with millions of euphony level streams, was gunned down Thursday nighttime successful Stockholm. He died astatine 19 successful what is believed to beryllium a gang-related incident, authorities person confirmed.
The signaling creator was “shot dormant instantly” by a ablution of bullets fired successful the upscale suburb of Hammarby Sjostad, Swedish National Police Board spokesperson Ola Osterling told the Swedish quality bureau TT.
“A young beingness has been extinguished, and I recognize that helium meant a batch to galore young people. It is tragic,” Prime Minister Stefan Lofven besides told the section outlet.
No arrests had been made arsenic of Friday greeting — but authorities are looking for astatine slightest 2 suspects who allegedly changeable the rapper, according to the Associated Press.
The rapper’s execution is being investigated arsenic gang-related, arsenic it occurred a twelvemonth aft helium was reportedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a rival gang, according to the Swedish nationalist broadcaster SVT and different outlets.
Einar roseate to fame astatine 16 erstwhile his opus “Katten one trakten,” from his debut medium “Forsta klass,” topped the Swedish charts successful 2019. That debut azygous has more than 8 cardinal videos connected YouTube.
He went connected to merchandise 4 albums, rack up tens of millions of streams connected euphony platforms and earned respective Swedish Grammys and different awards, including an planetary opus of the twelvemonth grant successful 2019.
Sweden has seen a rise successful organized transgression enactment in caller years and respective gang-related shootings person occurred successful Stockholm, Goteborg and Malmo, the AP reported.