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Kay Flock Arrested for Murder

The 18-year-old rapper is accused of shooting a man outside of a Harlem barbershop earlier this month

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Kay Flock
Kay Flock, photo courtesy of artist

    Bronx rapper Kay Flock was arrested on murder charges on Thursday, December 23rd.

    The 18-year-old musician (born Kevin Perez) is accused of killing Oscar Hernandez, 24, outside of a Harlem barbershop on December 16th.

    According to the New York Daily News, Hernandez was sitting in a barber shop waiting to get a haircut when Perez walked by, opened the shop’s door, and asked Hernandez what he was looking at. Hernandez walked outside to confront Perez, at which point Perez pulled a gun and shot Hernandez in the neck and back.

    Police believe the shooting was gang-related, as Hernandez was a member of the Bronx-based Thirdside Gang. However, Hernandez’s family believes Perez had mistaken him for someone else, as the two did not know each other.

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    The drill rapper was signed to Capitol Records and recently put out The D.O.A. Tape, which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Heatseekers albums chart. He was also featured on Lil Tjay’s “Not In The Mood,” which hit No. 63 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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