19-Year-Old Wisconsin Rapper Big Wan Fatally Shot in Home
Big Wan, whose legal name was Dewan Turner, started recording hip-hop tracks when he was 11 or 12 years old
The artist was reportedly shot and killed in a house he shared with his mother and grandmother.
Big Wan, whose legal name was Dewan Turner, started recording hip-hop tracks when he was 11 or 12 years old, according to a family friend.
He was recently profiled in Pitchfork as part of Milwaukee’s hip-hop community. They said Big Wan had “a sharp ear for production” and was “behind some of the most fun rap” in the city.
Milwaukee Police said in a statement that shots were fired into Big Wan’s home.
Authorities are investigating the shooting as a homicide, and they are currently looking for unknown suspects.
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