Frederick Rooks has sadly passed away at the age of thirty-four and internet users are determined to find out what the events were in the lead up to his death.
Frederick Rooks is the cousin of the well-known Atlanta rapper, Silento, who has recently released a new single titled “Swish”. Although not much is known about the details of the cousin’s relationship with one another.
Read on to find out more about Frederick Rooks.
Who is Frederick Rooks?
- Frederick Rooks is Silento’s cousin who has sadly passed away following multiple gunshot wounds on January 21st.
Frederick Rooks was thirty-four years old and according to XXL magazine, the victim was found bleeding heavily after suffering gunshot wounds to his face and leg in a suburb of Georgia, in the United States.
In a statement posted to Twitter on Monday, DeKalb County police said: “Today, Ricky Hawk, 23, was arrested for the murder of his cousin Frederick Rooks, 34.
A few hours before his arrest, Silento shared an Instagram story asking his 495,000 followers to send him money via CashApp for “selfies, videos and shoutouts”.
Silento’s cousin dies aged 34
Silento is a famous rapper known for his 2015 hit song ‘Watch Me (Whip Nae Nae)’. Silento’s real name is Richard Lamar “Ricky” Hawk, and the music star is 23 years old.
According to AJC (Atlanta Journal-Constitution), cops responded to some shots which were fired on January 21st at around 3.30 am in the area of Panthersville. They found Rooks dead at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds, as revealed by DeKalb police Lt Rod Bryant.
Silento’s most recent post on Instagram is a meme filled picture exclaiming how his songs have benefited and changed the music industry. The comment’s section is filled with fans wanting to know more about the death of his cousin.