Brazilian rapper MC Daleste, whose real name is Daniel Pellegrine, was shot to death while performing on stage in front of 3,000 fans on Saturday in the city of Campinas.
According to Brazilian news sources, the rapper/singer was performing at a public housing building in the neighborhood of San Martin. Police say he died early Sunday after being brought to a nearby hospital.
No information has been released on potential suspects or whether any arrests have been made.
A Facebook artist page attributed to MC Daleste has been flooded with messages since the shooting. On Sunday an unnamed friend posted a statement calling Pellegrine a “victim of intolerance.” Source: THR
Video of MC Daleste performing on stage (WARNING: GRAPHIC: