The Glo Gang and Savage Squad camps are mourning the loss of fallen member Blood Money.
Blood Money, whose birth name was Mario Hess, and another 28-year-old acquaintance were approached by two gunmen in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
Blood Money, 33, was shot 10 times. According to the Chicago Tribune, the gunman fired from different weapons and left more than two-dozen shell casings in the street.
Blood Money was found lying on a sidewalk and later pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Hospital, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
His 28-year-old acquaintance is currently in stable condition at Stroger, according to the Tribune.
Glo Gang members took to their social media accounts to remember the “Thought He Was” rapper.
Upon news of Blood Money’s death, Sosa honored his blood cousin through IG.
One post featured his Glo Gang tats, which he captioned, “Gang.”
Capo, who is also related to Blood Money, wrote he was “hurt” by his cousin’s loss and requested supporters to send their prayers to his family and friends.
Capo added he knew his Blood Money, a.k.a Big Glo, was in a “better place.”
“Rip big Cuz BloodMoney dis sh*t hurt
“Everybody pray for our family And Friends we jus took a Lost And it hurt but we all kno he in a better place Rip Big cuz BloodMoney
“Rip Big cuz BloodMoney Dis Sh*t Hurt But we all Kno You in a btter Place Now cuz? You Big Glo and ain’t no other Way to Go Or Glo! We never gone miss you Cus U always Gone be Right here Wit us! GLOGANG to the Day We Die See You When I Get Dere Big Glo
“Rip Big Cuz @Bigggglo,” the captions on his posts read.
BallOut and Blood Money were filming their collaborative single “Boss Sh*t” before the tragedy occurred.
BallOut posted screenshots from the video shoot onto his IG account in remembrance of Blood Money.
“I love u Broski @bigggglo #GloGangWeInDisSh*t4LongTime #BossSh*tVideo
“#UCantTrustASoul @bigggglo U Kno How It Glo
“#NewCribs#NewWhiPzNewHo*sNewClothes,” the captions on his posts read.
Tray revealed through social media he cried for the first time since the loss of deceased friend Skudd upon hearing news of Blood Money’s death.
“Lost One Of My Brotha’s On Skud
“On Skud I Ain’t Cried Since Lil Skud Damn Broskiii R.I.P #bloodMoney The Boss,” his social media posts read.
Tray also revealed he missed a call from Blood Money due to being passed out.
“I Took it in 2 Early Glo I Was High Sleep Bro Smh Damn This Sh*t Fu Man I Pose Da Been Up Bro
“I Was So High On Skud Funny Sh*t I Went Da Sleep Standin Up Leaning On Bro Bed,” his posts read.
Tray went on to recall the mentoring Blood Money provided him.
“We Was Just In It Glo Hit Me With Ah Band. Yu Say Be Cool Yo Lil A-- Hot Boi We Bouta F*ck These Ppl Head Up,” he wrote.
Tray and Blood Money were close associates in and out of their Hip Hop profession.
Tray and Blood Money collaborated on the trap single “Nino Brown.”
Dee Cosey, GBE’s designer and tattoo artist, was deeply affected by Big Glo’s loss. Cosey recalled having “one of the realest talks” with the eldest member of Glo Gang. Dee Cosey once inked up Blood Money as revealed in his IG posts.
“R.I.P. This sh*t crazy man…I can’t stop thinking bout it @bigggglo”
“I can’t believe this sh*t man @bigggglo. I jus can’t….I had one of the Realest talks wit u in LA ova a blunt about one of the Realest talks wit u in LA ova a blunt about how like finna change and how it was time to GLO up. We gone shine 4 u brody oms #gang,” Cosey wrote.
Tadoe fondly recalled a valuable life lesson Blood Money instilled in him.
U told me a lot b4 u left Me, dey took my blood it’s like u knew it was yo time bro u told me right b4 dis sh*t happen ‘if I die, I lived! GLO TO U CANT GLO NO MO’ but u will never b forgotten on GANG LUV U
Savage Squad was equally distraught by Blood Money’s passing.
“Rip Blood Money ima miss you cuzo,” Fredo Santana wrote.
Gino posted a photo of himself to IG with a bottle in one hand while embracing Blood Money who was enjoying a smoke.
“Damnn man my f*****g boi…my brother RIP Bloodmoney,” Gino Marley wrote.
SD, too, posted a photo of himself and Blood to IG, writing, “Damnnn big Bro @bigggglo Sh*t Crazy …Ima miss u broski … RIP Blood.”
Young Chop’s tweets reveal shock from Blood’s passing.
“This sh*t can’t be real
“Rip my bro
“R.I.P,” he wrote.
Glo Gang’s DJ Hustlenomics issued a statement on Twitter, writing, ““Damn Blood Money Passed. This Sh*t Getting Outta Hand.”
Check out music from Blood Money below.
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