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King Me: The life, death, and lionization of Lor Scoota

King Me: The life, death, and lionization of Lor Scoota

At the corner of Harford and Moravia, just three hours after beloved West Baltimore rapper Lor Scoota was shot and killed in his car, there is little evidence that anything happened. Some yellow police tape is still up, someone has swept broken glass into an orderly pile near the curb, but that’s about it.

People wander by and stop in front of the Harford Road Liquors where Scoota’s car ended up after the shooting and a couple of drivers slow down to look at the place. Over the next hour or so, a few cars roll down Harford Road blasting Scoota’s music: drug-dealing hit ‘Bird Flu’ and ‘Norma Jean’s,’ a moaning ode to the Baltimore strip...

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