Nuski was a rising rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, who was signed to Bread Gang Records, a label founded by Moneybagg Yo. He was also the cousin of Big30, another prominent rapper from the same city. Nuski was known for his energetic and aggressive style of rap, which reflected his life experiences in the streets. He had released several singles and videos, such as “On Purpose”, “No Cap”, and “Bread Gang Anthem”.
The Fatal Incident
On January 29, 2022, Nuski was shot and killed in the Whitehaven neighborhood of Memphis, around 7 p.m. According to reports, he was sitting in a car outside a convenience store when someone opened fire at him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The motive and the identity of the shooter are still unknown. The police have not made any arrests or released any suspects in connection with the case.
The Reactions and Tributes
Nuski’s death sent shockwaves across the hip-hop community, especially in Memphis, which had already witnessed the murder of another rap star, Young Dolph, in November 2021. Nuski’s label boss and mentor, Moneybagg Yo, expressed his grief and anger on social media, posting several pictures and videos of him and Nuski together. He also changed his profile picture to a black screen with the words “RIP NUSKI” in white.
Moneybagg Yo’s Instagram post
Nuski’s cousin and fellow rapper, Big30, also shared a heartfelt message on Instagram, calling Nuski his “heart”, his “everything”, and his “role model”. He said that he was crushed by the loss and that he would never forget the promises they made to each other. He also vowed to avenge his death and warned anyone who would disrespect his name.
Big30’s Instagram post
Other rappers and celebrities who knew or worked with Nuski also paid their respects and condolences, such as Pooh Shiesty, Lil Baby, Blac Youngsta, Yo Gotti, and DJ Akademiks.
The Legacy and Impact
Nuski was a talented and promising rapper who had a lot of potential and ambition. He was part of the new wave of Memphis rap, which has been gaining popularity and recognition in recent years. He was influenced by the likes of Three 6 Mafia, Yo Gotti, and Young Dolph, but also had his own unique voice and style. He was passionate about his music and his family, and he wanted to make a positive change in his community.
Nuski’s cause of death was a senseless act of violence, which cut short his life and his career. He left behind a young daughter, a loving family, and a loyal fan base. He will be remembered as one of the rising stars of the Memphis rap scene, and as a beloved friend and brother to many. His music and his spirit will live on through his songs and his legacy.