Rapper Bvlly death: Toronto Rapper shot dead in Oshawa neighborhood on Christmas Eve

Toronto-based Rapper Bvlly
Toronto-based Rapper Bvlly shot dead. Pic credit: Bvlly/YouTube

Toronto-based rapper Bvlly was shot dead on Christmas Eve in Oshawa, Toronto.

Police said the rapper, whose real name was Jahquar Stewart, was found dead at about 3:00 a.m yesterday (Tuesday, December 24) in a house in north Oshawa, Ontario.

Bvlly was just 24 years old.

According to the Durham Regional Police Service, officers responded to a call just before 3:00 a.m. that multiple gunshots were heard in a north Oshawa neighborhood.

Responding officers found a male with gunshot wounds outside a townhouse located on Chevron Prince Path, near Simcoe Street North and Britannia Avenue West. The male was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident near Durham College, according to Global News.

Durham Police later identified the victim as Jahquar Stewart, a Toronto rap artist whose professional name was Bvlly. He was shot “right at the threshold of the house,” on Chevron Prince Path, Durham Police Inspector Mitch Martin said, according to The Star. Police also said they believed Bvlly was only visiting the area.

Police did not immediately make arrests but they said they were investigating the incident.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Det. Lock of the Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5418 or Det. Moore at ext. 5326.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

According to CP24, a neighbor said he was in his garage when he heard multiple gunshots.

A resident also told The Star that she ducked back into her house after she heard multiple gunshots. She later saw a white car with tinted windows racing away from the scene.

Fans have been posting comments on social media and speculating about the shooting.

Bvlly’s death comes after he released his debut single, titled No Light Bag, last year. He also released his debut album, titled Made in Austria, in September 2018, and a music video for No Light Bag.

Bvllly was born in  Toronto on July 25, 1995. He was raised in Toronto and took an interest in music from an early age.

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