Family memorializes Detroit DJ Slick B on anniversary of his death
DETROIT – On Feb. 7, 2020, a popular Detroit DJ with a growing following was killed in an armed robbery outside of a place where he was set to perform. The family of Byron Gilbert, also known as DJ Slick B, gathered Sunday to keep his memory alive and to renew the push to find his killer on the anniversary of his death. READ: Family pleads for answers after popular Detroit DJ murdered“Everywhere I go, people always have nothing but good things to say about my son,” said Nytosha Gilbert-Scott. He didn’t deserve what happened to him.”Friends, family members and fans released balloons in his memory. WATCH: Detroit police say video shows men responsible for killing DJ Slick BAd“I know somebody know who these two guys are,” Gilbert-Scott said.
Man becomes youngest Black business owner in Royal Oak
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Welcome to Le Don Collection -- it’s the newest store in Downtown Royal Oak on South Washington Avenue, “We’re art, fashion, sneakers.”And Saturday, the owner Le Don will open up his second clothing store to the public. His first one is in Southfield and the new one is in Royal Oak. “It’s a scary thing to open up a business in times like this,” said Le Don. He’s competing in his late 20s, “Being one of the youngest Black men in Royal Oak and being Nigerian is different. More information can be found on the Le Don Collection’s official website here.
Family pleads for answers after popular Detroit DJ murdered
DETROIT – A popular Detroit DJ with a growing following was killed in an armed robbery outside of a place where he was set to perform. “This has been the most painful experience, I ever had to deal with in my life,” said Gilbert-Scott. They said the suspects robbed and murdered DJ Slick B around 7:30 p.m. on West McNichols at Illene Street. Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones said this murder is hard for the city of Detroit. You best to turn yourself in,” said Detroit City Council Chief of Staff Stephen Grady.
$10,000 reward offered for information that leads to arrest in murder of Detroit DJ
DETROIT – A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in Detroit musician DJ Slick B’s murder. The DJ’s real name is Byron Gilbert. He was murdered Feb. 7 at around 7:30 p.m.Gilbert, 28, was shot by two unknown gunmen who robbed him. The shooting happened on west McNichols at Ilene Street on Detroit’s west side. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP.
WATCH: Detroit police say video shows men responsible for killing DJ Slick B
DETROIT – Police released new video of the suspects wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Slick B, a popular Detroit DJ. Slick B was shot and killed Friday during an attempted robbery on Detroit’s west side. Police said the two suspects waited near a black truck for both Slick B and his friend to show up. “He was just a great man, a great friend, a great father, a great brother, a great nephew. MORE: Memorial event held for popular Detroit DJ killed in armed robbery“I believe Slick B is a legend You know legends never die.
Memorial event held for popular Detroit DJ killed in armed robbery
DETROIT – The friends and family of a beloved Metro Detroit DJ gathered to remember him the best way they could -- through music. READ: Popular Detroit musician fatally shot in suspected armed robberyThe free event started at 10 p.m. All donations will be given to the family of DJ Slick B. ORIGINAL STORY: Detroit police investigating after man killed, another injured in shootingDJ Marathon has known DJ Slick B since childhood. DJ Marathon said DJ Slick B had plans to move to Atlanta to grow his career as he became more well-known in the music industry. The DJ booth at Annex remained empty all night in DJ Slick B’s honor as the community continues to mourn.
Popular Detroit musician fatally shot in suspected armed robbery
ORIGINAL STORY: Detroit police investigating after man killed, another injured in shootingThe man killed in the shooting was DJ Slick B, a well known musician in the Detroit community. DJ Slick B had been inviting people through social media to the grand opening of the Hemp Museum. According to authorities, DJ Slick B and a friend were approaching a vehicle at about 7:30 p.m. when a suspect attempted to rob them at gunpoint. The man shot with DJ Slick B is expected to survive. The community is mourning the loss of DJ Slick B.