A man has been charged with the murder of a rapper who was reportedly killed as he took shopping to his grandmother.
Terrell Davis, who was a half-brother of London-born US rapper 21 Savage and himself performed as TM1way, was stabbed to death in Ramilles Close in Brixton Hill, just before 6pm on 22 November.
The 27-year-old was said to have been visiting his elderly relative when he bumped into an old friend and was stabbed.
21 Savage paid tribute by posting a picture of the pair together as children on Instagram. The rapper wrote: “Can’t believe somebody took you baby bro I know I took my anger out on you I wish I could take that s**t back.”
Paramedics and an air ambulance crew tried to save Davis but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Metropolitan police said detectives investigating the killing had on Sunday charged a man with murder. Tyrece Fuller, 21, of Tavy Close, Kennington, is due to appear in custody at Bromley magistrates court tomorrow, Monday.
A Met police spokesperson said this week: “Terrell’s family are distraught and we are providing them with support via specially trained officers as they begin to grieve for him.”
21 Savage has been based in the US since he was seven, but the Grammy-nominated artist – whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph – was born in Newham.
TM1Way released his first EP, Outrageous, in 2019. His father, Kevin Cornelius Emmons was born in Lambeth, according to Abraham-Joseph’s birth certificate. On that document, Emmoms is listed as being a “sales assistant.”
One family member Janeen Primas said: “I’m so sorry Kevin, my heart is broken. Taken from you before the good god was ready for him. Just know that no one can ever take your memories that you will continue to cherish until you both meet again. Grandad will be waiting for him with the biggest smile.”
Emmons has other children including twin daughters Jayda and Kyra.
Kyra and Jayda Davis are dancer/choreographers with a YouTube channel ‘The Davis Twins’ where they showcase their choreography: https://www.instagram.com/davise_twins/?utm_source=ig_embed
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