Clips of a homecoming party for DMV rapper Goonew have been circulating on social media. The artist, whose real name is Markelle Antonio Morrow, was shot dead on March 18 in Prince George’s County, Maryland pitchfork. A celebration of his life took place Sunday at a popular DC nightclub called Bliss.
Details on Goonew’s homecoming
An alleged flyer described the event as: “Goonew ‘The Final Show’.” Event organizers put the event time between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. local time. The flyer also says attendees “must have tickets” but had the option to “buy tickets at the door.” A source who attended the event confirmed this The shadow room that there was a $40 entry fee to enter the venue.
Hours after the celebration, people flooded social media with comments about Goonew’s presence at the homecoming. The organizers of the event appeared to be supporting Goonew’s embalmed body on the club stage. The body was wearing 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 has included mixed reactions. Some people condemned the celebration organizers and the venue, while others slammed critics and encouraged people to mind their business. (See some reactions below.)
Bliss Nightclub releases statement
Now Bliss management has taken to Instagram to clear the air. In a statement published on their page, the club offered their condolences to the family and clarified their knowledge of Sunday’s events.
“Our deepest condolences to Goonew’s family, friends and fans. Bliss was contacted by a local funeral home to rent our venue for Goonew’s homecoming party. Bliss was never made aware of what would happen. We sincerely apologize to anyone who may be upset or offended. Please keep Goonew’s family and friends in your prayers at this difficult time.”
This is an evolving story.
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