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Rapper Goonew's bizarre funeral video surfaces online: Fans horrified

Shania Wilson April 4, 2022
Rapper Goonew's bizarre funeral video surfaces online: Fans horrified

A video reportedly taken at rapper Goonew’s funeral is making the rounds on Twitter, leaving some fans horrified.

Goonew was shot and killed in March aged 24, The Mirror reports, but according to No Jumper the rapper’s body was propped up at his bizarre funeral service, which was held at a nightclub.

The now-viral clip of the ‘funeral’ is stirring talk on Twitter, with some branding the service “disturbing”.

Here’s what we know.

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Goonew passed away aged 24

DMV (The District, Maryland and Virginia) rapper Goonew passed away in March 2022 in Maryland after being shot in the back.

Goonew, real name Markelle Morrow, was just 24 years old when he passed. His body was found by police officers in a parking lot in District Heights.

Talking to WUSA 9, Morrow’s mother issued details on the rapper’s murder and attackers. She said: “They took his chain, they took his watch. He gave it up and they still shot him in the back.”

The rapper is renowned for tracks such as No Diss and Life Of Death.

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‘Disturbing’ funeral video goes viral

Now, a disturbing video alleged to be of Goonew’s funeral has gone viral on Twitter. The clip, reposted by the No Jumper podcast, appears to show the rapper’s body propped up onstage at a nightclub as attendees celebrate his life by singing and dancing.

ShowBizCast reports the funeral service was held in a DC club.

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Goonew fans react to viral video

The video has certainly stirred strong reactions among fans.

One tweeted: “This gotta be one of the wildest things I’ve ever seen.”

However, another wrote: “Whose idea was this??? And better yet, who encouraged it?”

Somebody else added: “There’s no way this is real. This is so disturbing.”

Another tweeted: “Absolutely no way this alright.”

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Shania is a Magazine Journalism graduate from the University of Derby. Her main passion is rooted in print journalism, however, she also branches out towards social media and is also interested in public relations. Outside of writing, Shania enjoys using social media, reading, and drinking coffee.