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Rapper Dies in Car Crash After Tweeting "YOLO"
Los Angeles rapper Jew’elz, who is equally unknown by his real name Ervin McKiness, died the other day when a car containing five rappers drove recklessly through an intersection and crashed into a residential backyard. The driver of the vehicle was drunk at the time. And now, in an ironic twist, it has been revealed that Jew’elz tweeted the phrase “YOLO” just before the crash. For the uninitiated, “YOLO” stands for “You Only Live Once,” a phrase that has become popular with “the kids.” The full tweet, which will wipe away any sadness you may have had over this guy’s death, can be seen above. The LA Weekly has more about the incident:
By Tom Z
September 13, 2012