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Hip Hop Community Grieves Loss of Chrishun 'Rapstar' Moore; Dies Of Heart Attack
Hip-Hop artist and rapper Chrishun 'Rapstar' Moore, 21, was pronounced dead after suffering from a heart attack. Since Moore's death, the Hip-Hop community in Memphis have been coming together to provide support to his family and his small children.
Since Moore's death, the Hip-Hop community in Memphis has been grieving his loss over the internet and banning together to provide support to his family and his small children, whom he leaves behind.
Those wanting to support the Moore family can send donations to family of Chrishun Moore aka Rapstar at 3898 Dante Cove, Memphis, Tn 38128.
P. Moses, CEO of Let It B Known Records, whom Rapstar was a protege of, spoke highly of the rapper and his future and quest to super stardom to MemphisRap.com.
The female rap artist, songwriter, activist, and close friend of the Moore family, invited MemphisRap.com out to Club Stop 345 in Memphis, TN to listen to and hang with the rapper, for the first time 5 years ago, at the start of Moore's young career during a birthday party celebration.
"I was on my way out of town.. I was driving when I found out," P. Moses told MemphisRap.com.
P. Moses claims young Chrishun 'Rapstar' Moore was a very talented young rapper who surprised and inspired many in the community with his talent, positivity and motivation.
"I don't think I wanna rap anymore... I can't stop cryin.. just grieving [the] lost [of] my lil homie," she revealed previously on her Facebook.
Countless number of posts of "Chrishun 'Rapstar' Moore miss you," "R.I.P." and "gone too soon" repeated on social media sites Twitter and Facebook, revealing that the young rapper had built quite the following amongst the community.
Hip-Hop artist Miscellaneous states, "I'm in such shock right now... so please take a moment of silence for the Lil Brother Rapstar LocalCeleb aka Chrishun Moore!! ... I've watched you grind since you wuz a yung'n with your mother who truly believed in your talent!!!"
The rapper added, "Don't let [Rapstar] passing be in vain, we should all take this as a wake up call for us all to get a relationship with your creator like our beloved young brother was starting to do."
In 2008, Rapstar was the opening for hip-hop artist Bow Wow. The following year, Rapstar would open for rapper Yo Gotti and R&B singer Pleasure P at the Liberty Bowl, then for Young Jeezy and Plies at the Summer Jam 2009.
On Thursday, a memorial service will take place in Moore's honor at Twice As Nice Tattoo shop at 3576 Lamar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38118, because Chrishun "Rapstar" Moore's close friends know that he enjoyed tattoos and adorned himself with them.
The wake for Chrishun Moore will take place on Friday, January 6, 2012 at N.J. Ford and Sons Funeral Home at 12 South Parkway West, Memphis, TN 38109 from 4 - 7PM, with his funeral service being held the next day, Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2PM at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at 2237 South Parkway East, Memphis, TN 38114.
R.I.P. Chrishun 'Rap$tar' Moore
More About Chrishun 'Rap$tar' Moore
Chrishun Moore, June 4, 1990 – December 30, 2011, known as Rapstar, was a rapper and true supporter of other artists in the Industry. Rapstar wasn't shy about his thoughts on the Industry being candy coated and encouraged that artists such as himself receive notice for bringing real lyrics to the table.
Charla Littlejohn, Online Media Director
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For donations, send to:
Chrishun Moore Family
3898 Dante Cove
Memphis, Tn 38128