Rapper Drakeo the Ruler dies at 28 after being stabbed in the neck at festival

Rapper Drakeo the Ruler dies at 28 after being stabbed in the neck at festival

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Drakeo the Ruler has passed away at the age of 28 after being stabbed in the neck at a music festival in Los Angeles, California, reports have said.

The American rapper, whose real name is Darrell Caldwell, tragically died after suffering injuries to the neck after the fatal attack.

The festival, called Once Upon A Time in LA, has now been cancelled after the horror incident.

Huge names in the music industry, such as Ice Cube, 50 Cent and Snoop Dogg were set to perform at the festival.

It comes as a representative for Drakeo the Ruler confirmed the news of the musician's death to the Guardian.

No further details of the event were given to the publication.

A source revealed to the LA Times that the rapper had been attacked in the festival grounds by a group of people on Saturday evening (December 18).

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