This is how the world reacted to the killing of Toronto rapper Houdini
This week was a sad one for Toronto's rap community after it was announced that 21-year-old budding rapper Houdini had died.
The rapper, whose real name is Dimarjio Antonio Jenkins, was killed on Tuesday afternoon in what Toronto Police believe was a targeted shooting outside the Bisha Hotel at King and Peter Streets.
Tributes to the up-and-coming rapper, who was just beginning to make his mark, flowed in from fans and peers alike.
damn this news fucked me up. RIP my young boy Houdini 🇨🇦. blessed to work w u in La. 🙏🏽 a real star smh pic.twitter.com/Fahq1KiZbh— Ye Ali (@Ye_Ali) May 27, 2020
R&B star Tory Lanez issued a tribute to the fellow Toronto musician on Instagram. The two had apparently been working on a project together.
Rapper Meek Mill also posted a tribute to Houdini.
Houdini had been emerging as part of the city's underground rap scene after beginning his music career in 2016.
RIP Houdini man wow— CASH GOD (@CashMoneyAp) May 27, 2020
Toronto Police have yet to identify a suspect in the shooting but plan to release video and images from the incident later this afternoon.
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