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Benefit, Funeral Announced For Slain Rapper Magnolia Shorty

Artists from all over New Orleans banded together to show their support and love for the slain rapper Magnolia Shorty.

At a benefit concert held on December 26, rappers Webbie, Cheeky Black, Rude Jude, Buck and singer Kourtney Heart all performed to raise money for Magnolia Shorty’s family.

As previously reported, police were called to the scene of a shooting in the 6300 block of Bridgehampton Drive, when they arrived found Magnolia Shorty, whose real name is Renetta Lowe, and an unidentified man were both shot to death inside of the car.

Funeral arrangements have been announced for the veteran New Orleans rapper. According to published reports, the funeral will take place on Thursday, December 30th at the 5th African Baptist Church.

Although entertainers are banding together, police are still looking for a motivation into the double homicide.

Sources state that the shooters drove a white Crown Victoria with tinted windows.

The community and entertainers are asking for the help of fans to aid the family during their time of grief, fans who wish to donate to the family through the Renetta Lowe Memorial Fund, may do so at any Capital One Bank using account #5626134485.

As of press time, police have no suspects in custody.



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