According to reports, St. Louis’s own Huey was shot and killed last night in Kinloch. The shooting around midnight on Martin Luther King Boulevard near Maple Avenue. Huey, born Lawrence Franks, Jr. was best known to the world for his hit “Pop, Lock & Drop It,” which lead to his signing to Jive Records. The song also appeared in the movie and soundtrack to the 2007 movie “Stomp The Yard” starring Meagan Good, Columbus Short, and Chris Brown.
He released his debut album “Notebook Paper” in June of 2007 and it peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Huey was only 31 years old. We will have more on this as it develops.
SOURCE: Fox 2 Now