Puerto Rican rapper Kevin Fret was shot and killed in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The openly gay Latin trap artist was 24 years old.
According to El Nuevo Dia's report, Fret was shot while riding his motorcycle in the early hours of the morning, He later succumbed to his injuries at the Medical Center of Rio Piedras.
Fret had quickly made a name for himself in the world of Latin trap, with his track "Soy Asi" receiving significant amount of attention on YouTube. He was widely believed to be the first openly gay Latin trap artist, and hoped to make a difference in the genre by being open with his sexuality.
"Kevin was an artistic soul, a big-hearted dreamer," Fret's manager Eduardo Rodriguez told Billboard. "His passion was music, and still had a lot to do. This violence must stop.... There are no words that describe the feeling we have and the pain that causes us to know that a person with so many dreams has to go. We must all unite in these difficult times, and ask for much peace for our beloved Puerto Rico."
Check out his colorful video for "Soy Asi" above.