King Von Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info King Von :

NameDayvon Daquan Bennett
NickNameKing Von
Date of Birth 9 August 1994
Death6 November 2020 (age 26 years)
NationalityUnited States
HomeTown Chicago, Illinois
Height5ft 7in
ProfessionRapper and Gangster
Net Worth4-5 Million Dollars

Who is King Von ?

Dayvon Daquan Bennett, professionally known as King Von, was a prominent American rapper and key figure in the drill genre, hailing from Chicago, Illinois. His impact on the rap scene was notable, particularly through acclaimed singles such as “Crazy Story” and “Took Her to the O,” both of which made significant waves on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Born on August 9, 1994, Bennett grew up amidst the challenging environment of South Side Chicago, notably in the Parkway Garden Homes area, commonly referred to as “O-Block.”

King Von
King Von

Despite the adversities he faced in his upbringing, including the inconsistent presence of his father due to incarcerations and tragically losing him to violence at a young age, King Von found solace and expression through music. He became deeply immersed in the drill music scene, closely associated with figures like Chief Keef and Lil Durk. However, his journey into the limelight was not without its hurdles, with multiple encounters with the law leading to periods of incarceration throughout the 2010s.

Facts about King Von :

  • King Von’s real name was Dayvon Daquan Bennett. (born August 9, 1994 – died November 6, 2020)
  • He was a prominent rapper and considered a leading figure in drill music, a Chicago rap subgenre.
  • His most popular songs include “Crazy Story” and “Took Her to the O”.
  • “Welcome to O’Block” was his only studio album, reaching number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart.
  • He was signed to Lil Durk’s record label Only the Family.
  • Tragically, King Von was shot and killed at the young age of 26.
  • He grew up in Chicago’s South Side, a rough neighborhood known as “O-Block”.
King Von
King Von
  • His father was incarcerated frequently and later killed by an unknown assailant.
  • King Von himself faced legal troubles throughout his life, including murder charges.
  • He was briefly detained at 16 for armed robbery but earned his GED while incarcerated.
  • King Von’s association with Chief Keef and Lil Durk placed him at the forefront of Chicago’s drill scene.
  • After his release from prison in 2017, his music career flourished with Lil Durk’s backing.
  • The “Crazy Story” series of singles helped solidify his rise to fame.
  • King Von collaborated with many other Chicago rappers, including Lil Durk, Memo600, and Booka600.
  • His mixtape “Grandson, Vol. 1” debuted at number 75 on the Billboard 200.
  • Another mixtape, “Levon James”, reached number 40 on the Billboard 200 chart.
  • Songs like “2 A.M” and “Rollin” featuring YNW Melly were featured on “Levon James”.
  • King Von also displayed a more vulnerable side in songs like “Trust Issues”.
  • His posthumous album “What It Means to Be King” included the single “Grandson For President”.
  • King Von’s legacy continues to influence Chicago drill music and the wider rap scene.

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