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Jimmy Wopo: The man behind the music

Jimmy Wopo: The man behind the music

By Hannah Schneider | Contributing Editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music, Top Stories

Local rapper Travon Smart — known by his stage name, Jimmy Wopo — was fatally shot last Monday afternoon at the age of 21. The shooting took place in the Middle Hill neighborhood — the very neighborhood that helped him become famous. Growing up in the Hill District was difficult for Smart. As a yo...

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