May 23: iLL Will Gunnned Down. (1992)

May 23, 1992 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Willie “iLL Will” Graham was gunned down in the Queensbridge Projects. iLL Will was Nas’ best friend, neighbor and DJ back when Nas was Kid Wave.

ABOVE: Nas Talks About His Friendship with iLL Will

Will was shot and killed while talking to Jungle on a bike in front of the projects. “Did he die in vain and represent for the cause / now I put his name on everything I’m involved / and that’s #BloodBlockedMe, Y’all can’t relate – fuck y’all — iLL Will”

ABOVE: Jungle explains the death of iLL Will

RIP iLL Will.

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