Nightclub Reacts To Viral Footage Of Rapper Goonew's Corpse Propped Up In Their Space For Homegoing Party

Nightclub Reacts To Viral Footage Of Rapper Goonew’s Corpse Propped Up In Their Space For Homegoing Party

Social media has been buzzing with circulating clips of a homegoing celebration for DMV rapper Goonew. The artist, whose real name is Markelle Antonio Morrow, was shot and killed in Prince George’s County in Maryland on March 18, per Pitchfork. A celebration of his life took place on Sunday at a popular D.C. nightclub called Bliss.

Details On Goonew’s Homegoing 

An alleged flyer described the event as: “Goonew ‘The Final Show.” Event organizers listed the event time between 4pm and 8pm local time. The flyer also says attendees “must have tickets,” but had the option of purchasing “tickets at the door.” A source who attended the event confirmed to The Shade Room that there was a $40 cover fee to enter the venue.

Hours after the celebration, folks flooded the social channels with commentary of Goonew’s presence at the homegoing. Event organizers seemingly propped up Goonew’s embalmed body on the club stage. The body wore designer clothing, including an Amiri sweatshirt. Goonew’s alleged corpse also wore jeans, sneakers and a crown on his head.

Public reaction to Goonew’s presence involved mixed reactions. Some folks condemned the celebration organizers and the venue, while others blasted critics and encouraged people to mind their business. (See some reactions below.)

 

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Bliss Nightclub Releases Statement 

Now, management for Bliss have taken to Instagram to clear the air. In a statement posted to their page, the club offered condolences to the family and clarified their knowledge of what took place on Sunday.

“Our deepest condolences to Goonew’s family, friends and fans. Bliss was contacted by a local funeral home to rent out our venue for Goonew’s home-going celebration. Bliss was never made aware of what would transpire. We sincerely apologize to all those who may be upset or offended. Please keep Goonew’s family and friends in your prayers at this difficult time.”

This is a developing story.

 

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