Friends & Family Celebrate Lil JoJo Day

Friends and family turned out Wednesday to commemorate the life of Joseph Coleman who passed away a year prior on Sept. 4.

Coleman, who was 18 years old at the time, was gunned down in a drive-by shooting as he was riding on the back pegs of a friend’s bike.

Coleman, known to friends and family as JoJo, was an aspiring rap artist.

Many of Coleman’s closest associates took to Twitter to honor him.

Fly Boy Gang rappers Billionaire Black, Duck and Lil’ Jay were among the throng of Coleman’s closest friends who remembered him:

Coleman hailed from the 069 area in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, an area associated with the Bricksquad camp.

Nothing else mattered Wednesday for the Bricksquad crew, but the memory of their friend.

P. Rico, Flip, Killa Kellz, Smylez, Kelles, Lil’ Mister and Judo Heffner honored Coleman:

Smylez posted footage of the celebration to his instagram account:

For Swagg, Wednesday officially belonged to brother JoJo whom he regarded as his twin.

Swagg additionally launched a clothing line in honor of JoJo.

“Damn a year went fast asl


Swagg and mother Robin Russell visited the cemetery to view the grave of their loved one.

“Getting Bro Right,” the caption on Swagg’s Instagram photo read.

Swagg posted images of the JoJo world celebration his Instagram account:

Swagg posted a screenshot of the “Have It All” music video featuring Coleman. In a year’s time, the view count stands at 3.4 million.

“1 year 1 Day Later. #BIPJOJO #JOJOWORLD,” the caption on the photo read.

Videographer Fly Visual filmed JoJo’s last video and posted the much-anticipated “Shit Is Real” visual featuring P. Rico on JoJo day.

The visual features JoJo bouncing and having fun with fellow comrades.

Familiar faces make cameo appearances in the music video, including Swagg, Lil’ Mister,J Real, Killa Kellz, Flip, Smylez, Billionaire Black, Stain and Young Melo.

The visual ends with friends and family remembering the young rapper.

Check out Lil’ JoJo’s “Shit Is Real” music video featuring P. Rico

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  • beauti iz her name

    JOJO WORLD!!!!!

  • bad azz

    I’m crying right now

  • Quita

    awwww so cute.

  • Anonymous

    damn dey was turnt up

  • Rick James Bitch

    That photo dope

  • scarface

    what happened to dude

  • ray bans

    They were deep asl out there

  • Long Live JoJo!!

    this made me cry, but this is a beautiful close to a chapter from a very sad story. shout out to kollegekidd for covering it. much love from a huge supporter of the jojoworld movement!! 😀

  • bdk

    for jojo im shoot bd nd 300 down

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