Rising LA Rapper Mac P Dawg Shot Dead at 24

Members of the hip-hop crew Shoreline Mafia mourned his death on social media

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Mac P Dawg, an up-and-coming rapper who was associated with the L.A.-based hip-hop crew Shoreline Mafia, was shot dead Monday night. He was 24.

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the young rapper, whose real name is Joshua Andrade Galvez, was shot and killed Monday night in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles while accompanied by an unidentified woman, who was also shot and injured. She was in stable condition on Monday night. A homicide investigation is onging.

Record executive Adam Grandmaison and members of Shoreline Mafia  mourned his death via social media late Monday and early Tuesday.

“Shoreline Mafia associate @MACPDAWG was gunned down in LA tonight. Rest In Peace,” tweeted Grandmaison, also known as Adam22, who founded the record label No Jump in partnership with Atlantic Records, where Shoreline Mafia is signed.

Shoreline Mafia also posted a tribute to him on their official Instagram page along with a portrait of him depicted as an angel. The caption reads “RIP MAC P.”

Fenix Flexin, a member of Shoreline Mafia whose real name is Fenix Rypinski, also gave a tribute to Mac P. on Tuesday. “Speechless bro love u always, macpforever,” he wrote.

Mac P Dawg had just released a new music video on Friday for a song called “Salt Shaker” featuring rapper Doley Bernays.

Last month, he released the music video for a new song called “Same Kid” featuring the rapper Bayline. He had also dropped music videos with both Fenix Flexin and fellow Shoreline Mafia member Ohgeesy last year.