Skip to comments.Former Oakland man, aspiring rapper, killed in Maserati shooting on Vegas Strip
Posted on 02/22/2013 6:59:35 AM PST by artichokegrower
LAS VEGAS -- A man killed in a shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip early Thursday morning was a rapper who previously lived in Oakland, a family member said.
Ken Cherry, 27, who rapped under the name Kenny Clutch, was shot by someone in a black Range Rover about 4:20 a.m. as he drove on Las Vegas Boulevard. After he was shot, Cherry rapidly accelerated his gray Maserati down Las Vegas Boulevard and through a red light before striking a cab at the intersection of Flamingo Road.
The cab burst into flames, and the cabdriver and a passenger were both killed. Six others were injured, police said.
The crumpled gray Maserati, which had no license plate, came to rest several feet away from the incinerated taxi. Cherry was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
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Must be an Onion story!! Everyone knows the AMISH don’t gamble so what would they be doing in Vegas???????????
Many “aspiring wrappers” are also “practicing urban pharmaceutical distributors” and “managing urban armed groups” so they can own Maseratis
If you read the title, it looks like the Maserati did the shooting.
Might have been Vinnie "Two-Tone" Maserati, from Brooklyn.
So, somebody “popped” the Clutch! :)
Who cares...live like a thug die like a thug.
It's a crying shame. When I worked, I used to visit Vegas 2-3 times a year. I love the city, not just the gambling and the flashy shows, but just the structure, the people, the climate, the favorable tax laws. Had aspirations of retiring there someday. Now I'm glad I didn't make the move. The city is turning into Chicago.
***No license plates on the Maserati or the Range Rover***
Snort-can’t be black rappers. Must be white militia anti-government conservatives in blackface as ONLY anti government white neo-nazis hate to buy license plates.
Yo! Looks like he did the Wango Tango as his face became part of the Maserati. Ted Nugent strikes again!
How can an aspiring rapper afford a Maseratti? I need to change professions.
LOL. Well played, sir. Well played.
I said yesterday this would most likely be a drug deal gone bad - I forgot the “rapper” connection.....What a shame innocent people were injured and/or killed but I could not care less about the thug who died. Find the other perps and get them to prison where they belong.
Well the good news is that now he’s got Street Cred.
There's our new meme...LAS VEGAS...AMERICA'S NEXT CHICAGO...
Wonder when the Dorner Fan Club will make a statement about this being another example of racism in America?
Oh, how sad that there was so much property damage.
The real scandal is the propane-powered “green” taxi that exploded in flames, killing the cabbie & passenger. Obama’s fault.
“He was also a well known pimp.”
Having morals has apparently significantly reduced my income.
Was in LV attending a mining show there when dat MoFo tupac (or one of em) got ventilated.
Vegas was turning into a jungle then, hate to guess now.
When folks get free money from the gubmit, pissin it away at a casino is not big deal.
“Who knew that an aspiring rap star could be involved in such events?”
Who knew that an aspiring rap “star” could afford a Maserati?
Having witnessed a Maserati Trofeo race, I can say that they backfire. Especially on decel.