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Brazilian Funk Singer, McKevin, dies at 23: What you need to know

Brazilian singer, McKevin
Picture courtesy: McKevin Instagram

1- The Brazilian Funk Singer, Kevin Nascimento Bueno, 23, known as MC Kevin, died on Sunday night after falling from the 11th floor of a hotel on the edge of Barra da Tijuca, in the West Zone of Rio. The information was confirmed in note by the Health Secretariat of Rio.

2- The Fire Department said it was called at 6:13 pm when the incident occured. MC Kevin was taken by firefighters in a very serious condition to the Miguel Couto hospital in Gávea, in the South Zone.

3- The funkeiro has also been involved in some controversies in recent years. This year, four military police officers were enraged at the singer's publications on social networks. In May of last year, the musician was the subject of a complaint from residents of the condominium where he lived, in Mogi das Cruzes, for breaking the social isolation mandate the prevent the spread of coronavirus.

4- In June 2019, the musician was arrested at a Belo Horizonte hotel for drug use.

5- The Civil Police reported that the 16th police station is investigating the case.

"Rest In Peace, McKevin" "Missa de sétimo dia, McKevin" #RIP_MCKEVIN

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