Beyonce’s Cousin Martell DeRouen Found Dead In His San Antonio Apartment


Beyonce’s rapper cousin Martell DeRouen, best known by stage name Kardone, has been shot dead in his San Antonio apartment.

The 34-year-old rapper was found dead in his home by police during a welfare check on after receiving a call from a woman on Tuesday.

The law officials launched an investigation and reportedly apprehended a 21-year-old female suspect who was also implicated in the killing of her boyfriend. No motive for his death has been identified.

DeRouen is said to be related to songstress Beyonce through her maternal grandmother Agnez Dereon.

He was signed to The Orchard, a label owned by Sony Music, and reportedly had been working to develop his own niche in the music industry.

The victim’s family and friends are seeking justice as police hunt down a female suspect Sasha Skare. She was also charged with an assault linked to the shooting death of her boyfriend in 2019.

Martell DeRouen aka Kardone was widely known in his area as Beyoncé’s cousin, but in the last few years, he has changed that narrative with his own musical pursuits.


Harry Belafonte, Civil Rights Icon, Dies At 96

Tweet Pint it Share American actor and singer Harry Belafonte on a beach, circa 1957. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty GETTY IMAGES Harry Belafonte (born  March 1, 1927 – April 25, 2023) was an American singer, actor and activist, who popularized calypso music with international audiences in the 1950s. Veteran actor and singer Harry Belafonte’ dies on […]

Read More

Migos rapper Takeoff shot dead at 28 in Houston, Texas

Tweet Pint it Share . Migos rapper Takeoff – real name: Kirshnik Khari Ball – has died at the age of 28 following a shooting at a bowling alley in Houston, Texas. He formed one-third of the popular rap group, Migos, alongside Quavo and Cardi B’s husband, Offset. According to TMZ, police were called to the bowling alley […]

Read More

Lil’ Kim hosted her second BIG dinner and gala to honor The Notorious B.I.G. 50th Birthday

Tweet Pint it Share   Lil’ Kim hosted her second BIG dinner and gala to honor The Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been his 50th birthday Click here to read the full article.   Family and friends of late hip-hop icon The Notorious B.I.G. gathered for the 2nd Annual Biggie Dinner Gala at Guastavino’s in New York City […]

Read More