A young rapper from Sweden, who had made several hits in his country, was murdered on Thursday night, in the streets of Stockholm. The report states that 19-year-old Einar, whose real name was Nils Kurt Erik Einar Grönberg, received bullets in the head and chest.
The police were notified about the incident shortly before 11 last night, however the rescuers who arrived at the spot were not able to save him and so he calmed down at the spot where he was attacked.
As usual, the police have not yet confirmed the identity of the victim. Her media Sweden however, they report that it is the rapper Einar, whose full name is Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg.
Many of his songs are about a life of crime, drugs and guns, according to the Daily Mail. He had a public dispute with the artist Yasin, who in July was arrested for 10 months for his role in the kidnapping of Einar in 2020. He is even said to have been receiving threats for his life for a long time.
The shootings are believed to be linked to rival gang clashes in the city, an issue of concern over the past 10 years.
According to local media, two suspects fled the scene with information stating that Einar was with two other artists when he was killed.
The kidnapping of rapper Einar
Last April, he was abducted by an opponent rapper Yasin and his associates. He was detained at gunpoint for several hours and the kidnappers took photos of him, which they posted on social media.
Yasin was sentenced to 10 months in prison for the abduction. There is no evidence linking him to Thursday’s killing.
Einar is a very popular rapper in Sweden. Two of his four albums reached number 1 in his country. The other two reached number 2.
Einar started posting songs on social media a few years ago and was successful in 2019 when the song “Katten i trakten” was released.