The rap world is mourning the loss of another young talent, Wiz Da Wizard, who was found dead in front of a vacant home in Hallandale Beach, Florida, on Friday, September 17. The 24-year-old rapper, whose real name was Wisdom Williams, was an affiliate of Kodak Black’s Sniper Gang label and had been making waves in the South Florida scene with his recent releases. However, his promising career was cut short by a tragic and mysterious incident that has left many questions unanswered.
The Discovery of the Body
According to WSVN, a dog walker discovered Wiz Da Wizard’s body around 6 a.m. ET on Friday in the front yard of a home on Southwest Eighth Avenue and 27th Street. The home had been vacant for nearly seven months and there were no signs of a struggle or gunshots in the area. The dog walker immediately called 911 and reported the situation.
Hallandale Beach Police arrived at the scene and confirmed that the individual was deceased. They also noted that there were “unusual circumstances” surrounding the case and that they were investigating it as a homicide. However, they did not reveal the cause of death or any possible suspects or motives.
The Reaction from Friends and Fans
Wiz Da Wizard’s death shocked his friends and fans, who took to social media to express their grief and pay tribute to the rapper. Many of them praised his talent and potential, as well as his loyalty and friendship.
One of his closest friends was Kodak Black, who had signed him to his Sniper Gang label and mentored him in the rap game. Kodak Black was in Florida on Saturday to receive a certificate of recognition from the City of Margate for his $20,000 donation toward the college funds of the children of a South Florida police officer who died from COVID-19 and two slain FBI agents. During his acceptance speech, he mentioned Wiz Da Wizard’s death and said that he had lost a friend of over 10 years.
Another friend and collaborator was Jackboy, who had featured Wiz Da Wizard on his song “On Da Curve”. Jackboy posted a video on Instagram of him and Wiz Da Wizard hanging out and having fun, along with a heartfelt caption that read: “I love you bro I swear I do I’m sorry I couldn’t save you I’m sorry I couldn’t be there for you more I’m sorry I couldn’t make you happy enough to wanna stay here longer I’m sorry for everything bro I love you so much bro you was my brother we grew up together we did everything together we even got famous together you was my twin bro I love you so much bro I’m sorry”.
Wiz Da Wizard’s fans also expressed their condolences and appreciation for his music, which included songs like “Yurda Twins” featuring Spinthabin, “What’s Da Jwett” featuring Jojo, and “Don Dada’s” featuring EST Gee. His most recent release was “KTB”, which he dropped in August.
The Legacy of Wiz Da Wizard
Wiz Da Wizard was a rising star in the South Florida rap scene, who had been making music since 2018. He had a distinctive voice and flow, as well as a knack for storytelling and catchy hooks. He was influenced by artists like Kodak Black, Boosie Badazz, Lil Wayne, and Gucci Mane. He had also overcome many challenges in his life, such as losing his mother at a young age, being homeless, and facing legal troubles.
Wiz Da Wizard had a bright future ahead of him, with plans to release more music and collaborate with more artists. He had also expressed his desire to give back to his community and inspire others with his story. He once said in an interview: “I want to be remembered as somebody who came from nothing and made something out of it. Somebody who motivated people to chase their dreams and never give up”.
Wiz Da Wizard’s cause of death remains unknown at this time, but his legacy lives on through his music and his fans. He will be missed by many who knew him and loved him. Rest in peace, Wiz Da Wizard.