16yearold Kauan Soares, better known as MC Meno K, was the target of a shooting on Monday after his concert at a nightclub in Alvorada, in the Porto Alegre metropolitan area, killing one person and wounding five others. fair (29).
According to the press release, the young man is hospitalized and will require surgery. Further details of the process were not released.
Known for the hits “Cabelinho na Régua” and “Camisa do Grêmio”, the funk singer has almost 500,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, around 770,000 followers on Instagram and just over 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
1 of 3 MC Meno K — Photo: Social Media/Disclosure
MC Meno K — Photo: Social/Disclosure
Here’s what we know and don’t know about the case:
MC Meno K, stage name of 16yearold Kauan Soares, is a gaucho musician. The young artist won the Brazilian stage at the age of 11 when he started playing national shows. Since then he has had several successes.
It has nearly 500,000 people subscribed to its YouTube channel, around 770,000 followers on Instagram and just over 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
Hits include “Uma cavala even”, “Cabelinho na Régua” and “Camisa do Grêmio” produced by DJ Neh and PPLinha da Cohab produced by DJ Aladdin. The official music video has 6.8 million views on YouTube. The latest single “Allures” was released this August.
“Meno K, who occupies the first places of the most important music platforms, has fallen into the favor of funk lovers, with his unmistakable voice and cheerful rhythm, in his lyrics he portrays a little the reality in the national communities,” informed the team.
Civil Police reported that the shooting began after a person asked to take a picture with the artist, who had just performed at a nightclub and got into a car transported via an app.
The artist was on the sidewalk of the nightclub and got into a car that did the transportation via app. “After the photo, when he got into the car, the shots started. He was hit and taken to the hospital,” said police chief Gabriel Dantas.
2 of 3 Location in Alvorada — Photo: Eduardo Paganella/Disclosure
Filming location in Alvorada — Photo: Eduardo Paganella/Disclosure
How are the investigations going?
According to delegate Edimar Machado de Souza, the main line of investigation is that a song sung by the MC during the show would have been linked to a criminal faction. “A song that would refer to a faction would have been the reason,” he said.
The police found footage of the action, but due to its quality, it was not possible to identify the suspects.
Also according to delegate Edimar, the suspects are the person who asked to take the picture and two others who were with her. There is a suspicion that they also fired shots.
There is even the possibility of a fourth involvement that would be waiting in the car.
What is the singer’s state of health?
The singer’s press office said he would have to undergo surgery, without giving any further details.
“To the fans and contractors, rest assured the artist is already scheduled for surgery and the recovery will be very speedy. We only ask for prayers and energy for him and his family at this delicate moment,” the statement said signed by the text MC team.
According to delegate Edimar, in addition to the victim who died at the scene and the injured MC Meno K, there is one person in serious condition, the other three had minor injuries and have already been released.
3 of 3 Health Communiqué of MC Meno K — Photo: Reproduction
Communiqué on the health of MC Meno K — Photo: Reproduction