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Aspiring Oakland Rapper, Alleged Pimp Killed In Las Vegas Shooting
CBS San Francisco ^ | 2/21/13 | CBS SF

Posted on 02/22/2013 11:23:52 AM PST by jimbo123

Sources have confirmed with the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas that a man who was shot to death while driving his Maserati on the Las Vegas Strip was an aspiring rapper from Oakland who went by the name of Kenny Clutch.

Clutch, whose real name was Kenneth Cherry Jr., was 27 years old. His father, Kenneth Cherry Sr., confirmed his son’s death and said his family is devastated.

Two more people died after the Maserati crashed into a taxi cab, causing it to explode.

Cherry’s friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter have been posting messages that read “rest in peace.” Cherry was also believed to be a well-known pimp, sources told the CBS affiliate

(Excerpt) Read more at sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: lasvegas; pimp; rapper; urban

1 posted on 02/22/2013 11:23:59 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Seems like the country’s IQ went up measurably yesterday.


2 posted on 02/22/2013 11:25:30 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: jimbo123

Unreal... I was in cab at that intersection 2 weeks ago... Another NEAR MISS...


3 posted on 02/22/2013 11:25:52 AM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: jimbo123

Hmmm....

Seems he got “Hammerd” and is now on “Ice, Ice, Baby, Ice, Ice”.....


4 posted on 02/22/2013 11:28:39 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: jimbo123
driving his Maserati on the Las Vegas Strip was an aspiring rapper
If he was just "aspiring", HTH could he afford to drive a Maserati?
5 posted on 02/22/2013 11:29:10 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: jimbo123

Why is this story getting so much air time, what about the innocent taxi driver and passenger that died due to this crime?


6 posted on 02/22/2013 11:29:24 AM PST by Stardust558
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To: Da Coyote

LOL.


7 posted on 02/22/2013 11:29:57 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: oh8eleven

Read the article title, and all I could think of was;

JOB OPENING!


8 posted on 02/22/2013 11:31:08 AM PST by Delta Dawn
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To: jimbo123
Was he carrying a Platinum Chip?


9 posted on 02/22/2013 11:31:20 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: oh8eleven
If he was just "aspiring", HTH could he afford to drive a Maserati?

The story implied that he had his womens working for him.

10 posted on 02/22/2013 11:31:36 AM PST by Stentor (Shhhh!)
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To: Stardust558
what about the innocent taxi driver and passenger that died due to this crime?

Supposedly the taxi exploded because it was fueled with propane! Al Gore strikes again.
11 posted on 02/22/2013 11:31:52 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Sad because he was going back to school, taking care of his kids, good to his momma, going to church, hanging out with a bad crowd, made a mistake, rough childhood, under the influence of bad friends, off his meds, biploar, stricken with elm blight, freezer burn, etc.


12 posted on 02/22/2013 11:34:40 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: jimbo123

So we have two cars involved in a rolling shoot and neither had plates on them.
They came out of a valet parking lot. Somebody had a camera on them and a
DeRanged Rover is a somewhat rare car...so they should have a short list and know who the owner is shortly.


13 posted on 02/22/2013 11:37:49 AM PST by Oldexpat
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To: jimbo123

I am amused by that term “aspiring rapper”. Not really talented enough [not much talent required anyway] to be one, just a wannabe. Pathetic.


14 posted on 02/22/2013 11:40:11 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: jimbo123

“Supposedly the taxi exploded because it was fueled with propane! Al Gore strikes again.”

This being a Vegas taxi, the meter probably survived and is still running up the fare.


15 posted on 02/22/2013 11:41:30 AM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: oh8eleven

He stole it?


16 posted on 02/22/2013 11:42:14 AM PST by goldi
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To: AppyPappy

LMAO! Funny , but sadly true...


17 posted on 02/22/2013 11:42:56 AM PST by gibsosa
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To: TexasRepublic

Why is it that the aspiring rappers seem to have a higher mortality rate than the non-aspiring rappers?


18 posted on 02/22/2013 11:47:03 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Da Coyote

But! But! What happened to all the gun control laws? Oh yeah, the laws aren’t meant for the thugs.


19 posted on 02/22/2013 11:50:48 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: AppyPappy

Ate glue when he was a kid!


20 posted on 02/22/2013 11:58:02 AM PST by Captain PJ (Are we there yet?)
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To: jimbo123
Don't you know that in today's society a thug is worth at least 2 taxi drivers and 10 innocent passengers.
21 posted on 02/22/2013 12:01:40 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: jimbo123

“Why is it that the aspiring rappers seem to have a higher mortality rate than the non-aspiring rappers?”

Because they are the stupidest of the bunch? Darwin, Natural Selection, etc.


22 posted on 02/22/2013 12:02:06 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: jimbo123

From aspiring to expiring in a heartbeat!


23 posted on 02/22/2013 12:03:21 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: jimbo123

LASIS SO-SI-TY!


24 posted on 02/22/2013 12:05:58 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: jimbo123

>>>>Predawn jogger Eric Lackey was on his way back to the New York-New York hotel when he snapped a cellphone photo of the blazing scene moments after the crash. Black smoke billowed from the flaming taxi, amid popping sounds from the fire.<<<

Since this violent crime occured near the replica of Bloomberg’s NYC, the tourist probably thought it was part of the show.

An apiring rapper and alleged pimp (or was it aspiring pimp and alleged rapper?) getting murdered, who would ever think such a thing could happen?


25 posted on 02/22/2013 12:08:42 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: Revolting cat!
But it's got Electrolytes!!


26 posted on 02/22/2013 12:13:54 PM PST by BlueLancer ("Oh, man, that's a lot of Indians!" [LTC George A. Custer, 1876, near the Little Bighorn Valley])
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To: jimbo123

If somebody offered to me a “free” trip to Las Vegas I would turn it down. There are too many dirt bags from Oakland and Los Angeles there.


27 posted on 02/22/2013 12:17:19 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: jimbo123

“Aspiring Rapper” is the PC way of saying “unemployed ghetto street thug with an arrest record.”


28 posted on 02/22/2013 12:22:34 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: jimbo123; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

There is a highly paid rapper position open now (comes with a company provided Maserati.) I’ll post more as soon as I find out where you can apply.


29 posted on 02/22/2013 12:26:31 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: TexasRepublic

I am amused by that term “aspiring rapper”.

He’s learning that words can rhyme...but he doesn’t know enough words yet. IQ presently kindergarten level.


30 posted on 02/22/2013 12:36:38 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: Captain PJ

Probably was difficult to potty train.


31 posted on 02/22/2013 12:45:59 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: oh8eleven

rental..?


32 posted on 02/22/2013 12:54:42 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: jimbo123

now he’s just an expired rapper. while dying he was an expiring rapper.


33 posted on 02/22/2013 12:56:37 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: jimbo123

As trailer homes are to twisters, so go rappers to speeding bullets.


34 posted on 02/22/2013 1:17:56 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Most likely.

I saw a episode of Cops on the strip just a day or two ago.
Someone rented one, had a flat tire. The Rental Comp. told them to leave it where it was with the key under the floor mat. Cops were about to haul it when the company showed up to get it. Sat on the strip Blvd. for a few hours like that.
They said 2k a day to rent it.


35 posted on 02/22/2013 1:22:50 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: jimbo123

So someone popped a Cherry in a pimpmobile? Happens all the time.

Otherwise, yes, I do feel very, very sorry for those poor folks in the taxi.


36 posted on 02/22/2013 1:38:58 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: jimbo123; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Clutch, whose real name was Kenneth Cherry Jr., was 27 years old.

The LEGENDARY Kenny Clutch. He's just joined the 27 club.

Best career move he could make.

37 posted on 02/22/2013 2:40:43 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: jimbo123

If Obama had a son, he’d be an aspiring rapper.


38 posted on 02/22/2013 2:44:13 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
Don't forget Elvis who died at 27 making Girls, Girls, Girls!(And note the left side of the picture!)


39 posted on 02/22/2013 2:46:41 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: oh8eleven
HTH could he afford to drive a Maserati?

When I heard the news I immediately thought the person in the Maserati must be wealthy and famous.

40 posted on 02/23/2013 12:19:04 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Alaska Wolf; oh8eleven

“HTH could he afford to drive a Maserati?”

Market Price: $69,990
Year 2010
Make Maserati
Model Quattroporte
Type & Style 4dr Sdn 4.2L V8 Auto RWD
Trim Level 4.2L
Exterior Color Nero
Interior Color Sabbia (Tan)
Miles 35058
Engine 8 Cylinders
Transmission Automatic
Stock Number A0051729
VIN Number ZAM39FKA7A0051729
Dealership Maserati of Cincinnati


41 posted on 02/23/2013 12:25:43 PM PST by WVKayaker ("I've seen how nasty it can be for other conservatives as well. "-Sarah Palin 12/17/12)
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To: WVKayaker

New it cost around $125,000.00.


42 posted on 02/23/2013 1:16:20 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Alaska Wolf

He would have been soon, look at this talent. j/k
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CIpf2cBFHE


43 posted on 02/24/2013 7:56:03 AM PST by sweetiepiezer
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