Kenny Clutch (Born Kenneth Cherry Jr.)
DOB Unknown – February 21, 2013
Member of the 27 Club
Kenny Clutch was an up-and-coming rapper from Oakland, California. He had recently moved to Las Vegas where he was releasing music videos on youtube in order to build a following. In the early hours of February 20, 2013, Kenny Clutch was apparently involved in an altercation that resulted in being fired upon by occupant(s) of another vehicle on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooting reportedly lead to a fiery collision involving Clutch and a taxi cab. The driver of the cab, identified as Michael Bolden, and a passenger were killed in the explosion. Four other vehicles were apparently damaged as the alleged assailant fled the scene in his or her car. In all, six others, besides those killed, were injured. It was not immediately clear if Clutch was killed by gunshot or the resulting crash. Kenny Clutch was 27 years old when he died.