Markelle Antonio Morrow, also known as Goonew was an American rapper gained popularity after releasing his mixtape Certified Goon in the year 2017.
Then he followed up with Goonwick, Goonrich Urkel, and Big 24 the next year. In 2019, he made his debut album titled “Still Servin”. He collaborated with Lil Dude many times and the duo dropped several mixtapes together. Apart from this, he also collaborated with Xanman, Kavyo, Keezah, Ant, A$AP in his entire career.
The rapper was only 24 years old at the time of his death, he was killed in a shooting.
Goonew’s mother Patrice Morrow told WUSA, “All Goonew wanted to do is get his family out of the hooligan.” The family of the rapper organized his funeral in a club where his body was placed like an effigy to join the celebration.
Furthermore, in a club lounge in D.C., his body was shown upright, possibly emaciated, wearing a full Emirati dress and a crown on top of his head. His family reported that he was fatally shot in the back after the killer stole his watch.
In addition, the rapper was found injured with a gunshot wound at around 6 pm on Friday by the police authorities in a parking lot in District Heights. He died on 18 March 2022 at 24 in a shooting. May his soul Rest In Peace.