Over a thousand fans,
friends and family members of Andre “Mac Dre” Hicks gathered to bid
the rapper farewell yesterday (November 9th) in California.
music blared from vehicles of the Fairfield church the parking lot, while viewers
looked at Mac Dre’s body, which was covered with a plastic shield to prevent
people from touching the body.
continue to investigate Mac Dre’s shooting, which happened early in the
morning of November 1st in Kansas City, Missouri.
Police have met
a stone wall of silence from associates of Mac Dre and fear that a rap war or
some sort of retaliation is being planned.
Kansas City Police
Department detectives said they were monitoring Hip-Hop websites, seeking clues.
Detectives said the websites revealed that “California was planning to
One lead they are
pursuing is that a rapper named Fat Tone was involved in the murder of Hicks,
but said they had nothing to substantiate the lead.
Sources told AllHipHop.com
that police believe Fat Tone may have thought Mac Dre was involved in an altercation
earlier this month.
In that incident,
Fat Tone allegedly was leaving a Kansas City nightclub and was shot at. He was
In March, Ramone
C. Davis, 31, of San Diego was shot to death in Kansas City as well. Police
said a man tried to rob Davis of 10 pounds of marijuana. A 27-year-old Kansas
City man was charged in that case.