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Local news outlets 10 WBNS and others have reported that rising Ohio rapper Boog The Bandit was shot and killed in Columbus yesterday, May 20.
Boog, whose real name is Courtney Nicole Bruce, was officially pronounced dead about 6 p.m. local time at the Mount Carmel East Hospital, where she checked herself in after being shot.
She was 27 years old.
Killed In Robbery Full Details
Boog was shot after being the victim of an attempted robbery in east Columbus on Thursday evening, according to police.
Authorities say she was in a car with another individual between East Livingston Avenue and Beechwood Road when a group of men armed with handguns approached. Several shots were fired during the altercation, according to police.
The rapper then walked to the hospital, causing authorities to be alerted. She was reportedly pronounced dead shortly after being admitted to the hospital. At this time, there are no leads on a possible suspect in the shooting.
Contact If Anyone Knows Anything
Contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS if you have any details about the incident (8477).
Following the news of Boog’s passing, many fans took to Twitter to express their condolences. Risky, Lonely, Heart Away, and Hot Topic were some of her best-known songs.
DJ IQ of Columbus’ iHeartmedia station 1067 The Beat said following Boog the Bandit’s death, “I feel like I was listening to a superstar in the making when I heard her music… She was a natural at what she did in Hip Hop and in life.”
He also said on Instagram that he was with the 27-year-old the afternoon before she was killed.
On her YouTube channel, Boog the Bandit’s music has received hundreds of thousands of views. In 2021, she launched four songs on the platform: Risky, Lonely, Heart Away, and Hot Topic.
Courtney has music ready for release ranging from pop to reggae, according to DJ IQ’s Instagram Stories. According to the Columbus Dispatch, Courtney modeled for Chris Brown’s Black Pyramid Clothing and Rob Kardashian’s Arthur George Sock collection before focusing on music.
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What Is The Real Name Of Boog the Bandit?
Her real name is Courtney Nicole Bruce.