Upsetting news is capturing the attention of social users in which a popular rapper of Sweden has been shot and killed in Stockholm on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Swedish rapper Einar who was just 19-years-old was shot dead in Stockholm as per the police reports. He was one of the hit rappers who topped the country’s charts. Police hunted for suspects.

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According to the official reports, he was shot dead outside the apartment building around before 11 PM on Thursday night. He was the only one who fuelled public anger over a deadly wave of gang-related violence that hit the country in last recent years.

Who Was Sweden Rapper Eiran?

Einar was just 19 and his real name was Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg. He was one of the most-streamed Sweden artists on Spotify in 2019. He won several Swedish Grammys, three chart-topping albums, and other awards to his name. As per the police reports, he was shot multiple times outside the apartment in the Southern Stockholm suburb of Hammarby Sjostad. A murder case has been registered and investigation has begun and police are searching for at least two suspects who made this crime.

A spokesperson of Stockholm police, Ola Osterling told,” they are working to figure that what was actually happened and who can be behind this murder”. The Swedish broadcaster SVT sources said that the killing was related to a gang and maybe, the murder was planned due to testify in a case against the so-called Varby gang next week.

He had been receiving some death threats for the last few months. Police check two surveillance cameras around the spot but declined to say anything about this. The rapper was shot multiple times after aiming at him from about 1.5 meters and he was shot in the chest.

Swedish Rapper Shot Dead in Stockholm

He was born on September 5, 2002, in Stockholm, Sweden, and is known as Einar. He released several albums but two albums topped the Sverigetopplistan, the Swedish album charts. He also won Musikforlaggarnas pris for Breakthrough of the Year. He also won two Grammys in 2020.

The first solo of Einar, “Gucci/ Duckar Pop” was famous among the fans and then, he released his second hit “Katten i trakten” in 2019. Later, he released several hit albums such as Forsta Klass, Nummer 1, Welcome to Sweden, and Unge med extra energy. Along with this, Aldrig nansin haft, Paigons, Min niva, Paff Pass, Nu vi skiner, Harifran, and Skrrt are the several hit of the rapper.

Still, the police are investigating the case. The rapper family is in deep shock after learning about the demise of Eiran. He was one of the best rappers in Sweden who had massive popularity among listeners. We pray for Eiran and his family who is suffering from this difficult time.


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