Brazilian Rapper Shot and Killed While Performing, Footage Goes Viral on YouTube

Daniel Pellegrine, known as MC Daleste, was tragically shot and killed while performing in Campinas, Brazil, and the incident was caught on video and uploaded to YouTube. Almost 4 million people have watched the unsettling clip since it went up this weekend. The 20-year-old artist was rushed to the hospital but died early Sunday afternoon. There is no information out on suspects or arrests.

According to Billboard, a friend posted on on Pellegrine’s Facebook wall, saying, “I hope God gives strength to the family, friends, and fans of my good friend MC Daleste, a guy who only wanted to convey joy to everyone through his music. It is a pity that the peace which we dream of, we often only get when we close our eyes.”

(Billboard via Complex)