7 Rappers Who Accurately Predicted Their Own Deaths
Are these strange coincidences or did these rappers accurately predict their own deaths?
1. Notorious B.I.G. (May 1972 - March 1997)
Many people thought the legendary Biggie Smalls was just being paranoid when he wrote lyrics to a song called 'Suicidal Thoughts'. However when the rapper was murdered in an LA drive-by shooting in 1997, the song appeared to be an eery prediction of the tragic event. He rapped: "I’m glad I’m dead… I swear to God I feel like death is f**king calling me."
2. Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes (May 1971 - April 2002)
In a VH1 documentary called 'Last Days of Left Eye, Lisa Left Eye', the rapper gets into a car accident, killing a little boy. Left Eye was clearly shaken by the incident and told her friends that she felt as thought the spirit of death was trying to take her life but took the boy by mistake. She then died in a tragic car accident in Honduras two weeks later. Picture: Getty
3. Tupac Shakur (June 1971 - September 1996)
A few months before Tupac was tragically murdered in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, the rapper featured on a song by Richie Rich called 'N*ggas Done Changed'. On the track Shakur eerily raps about being shot and murdered. The lyrics are so accurate, it led people to think his death was a conspiracy. He rapped: "I been shot and murdered, can tell you how it happened word for word/ But best believe n*ggas gon’ get what they deserve."
4. Chinx Drugz (December 1983 - May 2015)
Chinx was just rising to fame when he was tragically murdered. He often rapped about his hardships in his music but on a song called 'Maybe' he spoke about friends that died living a similar lifestyle to his and said that he would probably see them soon. He rapped: "Certain things in life just go unexplained, death’s a sure thing, kids left to hold your name/ This is for my homies on the other side, we see you short but try hard not to f**k up my stride". Picture: Getty
5. Big L (May 1974 - February 1999)
Big L was murdered in a drive-by shooting at the age of 24. However the legendary rapper seemingly predicted his own fate on a song called 'Casualties Of A Dice Game'. He rapped: "I watched all of them, run for they share / And all I can do was stare / I got weak and fell on my rear / Now I can hear the sirens, that means here comes the Jakes / But it’s too late, I’m knockin’ on the pearly gates."
6. Proof (October 1973 - April 2006)
Eminem's best friend Proof passed away after a tragic shooting in a Detroit nightclub. However the D12 rapper had already eerily predicted his death on a song called '40 oz'. He rapped: "I’m in the club to beef, you gotta murder me there". The tragedy was also played out in Eminem's 'Toy Soldiers' video, with Proof eerily playing the rapper who was shot dead in the club. Picture: Getty
7. Dolla (November 1987 - May 2009)
Dolla was tragically shot in LA before he could release his debut album. He often rapped about his gangster lifestyle. However on a song called 'Georgia Nights' it appeared he foretold his own death, rapping that he would die by a gun similar to the rest of the men in his family. "Waking up in cold sweats having dreams of going out with a bang/My poppa died by the gun, I’ll die by the gun/And if I ever have a son he’ll probably die by the same…". Picture: Getty