O funkeiro Kevin Nascimento Bueno, 23, known as MC Kevin, died on Sunday night (16), after falling from the 5th floor, of a hotel on the edge of Barra da Tijuca, in Rio de Janeiro. The information was confirmed in a note by the Rio de Janeiro Health Department.

The first information was mismatched, claiming that the o funkeiro had fallen from the 5th floor. The Fire Department said it was triggered at 6:13 pm for a fall. MC Kevin was taken by firefighters in a very serious condition to the Miguel Couto Hospital, in Gávea, South Zone.

The Civil Police reported that the 16th police station is investigating the case.

Kevin participated in Gusttavo Lima’s Baile do Imperador, at the Copacabana Palace, the day before he died. The party for 500 guests. The site was fined after it was found that there were people without a mask. Earlier, during an inspection, the Rio de Janeiro Public Order Secretariat, responsible for inspecting possible violations of the sanitary rules to stop the pandemic, said that it went to the site together with the Health Surveillance and did not find any irregularities, but that there could be future notifications. It happened. Besides Kevin, Ludmila and singer Alexandre Pires were at the party.

In Stories on Instagram, just before death, the artist posted an animated video in which he stated: “So, family, smooth, how are you? I’m here in Barra, the show started ”.

Two weeks ago, MC Kevin married lawyer Deolane Bezerra on a beach in Mexico. They were together at the last show that the MC did this Saturday (15).

After the news of the death, Deolane made a post in honor of her husband.

“You are and always will be the love of my life, the most beautiful love I ever had, the man who loved and admired me the most! Go with God my boy I will always love you !!! “

Deolane Bezerra, also posted on social media a photo of the MC show at dawn this Sunday (16) in Rio – Photo: Reproduction / Social Media

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One of MC Kevin’s last posts on Instagram stories – Photo: Reproduction

O funkeiro has also been involved in some controversies in recent years. This year, four military police officers were offended after the singer’s publications on social networks.

In May of last year, the musician was the target of a complaint from residents of the condominium where he lives, in Mogi das Cruzes, for breaking the social isolation of prevention of coronavirus.

In June 2019, the musician was arrested at a Belo Horizonte hotel for drug use.

Hit songs

The artist has released songs with artists such as MC Guimê and Igu, as well as several other songs since his first release, in 2013. Kevin was born in Vila Ede, in the North Zone of São Paulo.

Known for hits like “Trojan Horse” and “The Boy Enchanted the Quebrada”, Kevin has registered nearly 1.8 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

In 2021, he released the album Fênix. During his career, he participated in tracks by several artists, such as MC Ryan SP, MC Don Juan, Mc Hariel, Salvador da Rima, NOG and MC Davi.

One of the biggest successes with the voice of MC Kevin is “Vergonha pra Mídia”, partnership with other MCs of the new generation of funk conscious from SP, with a combative lyrics about life in the favela.

In May of last year, the musician was the target of a complaint from residents of the condominium where he lives, in Mogi das Cruzes, for breaking the social isolation of prevention of coronavirus.

 

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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