Dead Wrong! The 10 Most Bogus Internet Rumors About Rappers Dying


cyuscavage | June 22, 2010 - 6:33 pm

Death Certificate: In October 2009, a group of Internet hackers allegedly planted a news story about ‘Ye dying in a car crash on several message boards and looked on as “Kanye West died” became one of the most Googled phrases on the Internet. The report indicated Mr. West died in Los Angeles after a crash involving a red Ferrari and a white Porsche.

Believability: Unlikely. “RIP Kanye West” actually became the top trending topic on Twitter, lending some credence to the rumor. But Kanye’s girl Amber Rose eventually used her own Twitter account to dispel it.