Wavy Navy Pooh (born Shandler Beaubien), a Miami rapper, died in a reported drive-by gunshot in his hometown. Law enforcement officials did not confirm Beaubien's name. However, some social media condolence tributes stated that Wavy Navy was the deceased driver.
Here is everything you want to know about Wavy Navy Pooh's personal and professional life.
Who was Wavy Navy Pooh?
The Miami-born rapper was a rising artist who signed with Quality Control Music. According to his profile on the Quality Control Music label website, the 28-year-old rapper set out to depict the opposite side of his city.
According to his profile, “Hip hop inspired me because I always saw a way out for people like myself who came from nothing.”I want to be a legend when all is said and done. I want the world to understand the other side of Miami.”
To date, his most hit single is Guwop, a collaboration with veteran rapper Gucci Mane. Moneybagg Yo was also featured in his most popular song, Money On My Head, which has over one million views.
How did Wavy Navy Pooh Die?
Wavy Navy Pooh was shot on January 14, 2021, while traveling with a one-year-old and a five-year-old in the car, according to Miami-Dade Police Department spokesman Detective Alvaro Zabaleta.
According to Zabaleta, the shooter fled westbound on Southwest 152nd Street in a four-door gray Lexus sedan. Zabaleta explained that one of the children was celebrating a birthday. The two youngsters and the older woman were uninjured, according to authorities.
Quality Control chief Pierre Pee Thomas acknowledged his death in a statement, saying: “It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of one of our beloved artists, Wavy Navy Pooh.”
He continued, “Wavy poured his heart and soul into his songs. He believed in giving back to his community and sharing his struggles through his music. Wavy, your Quality Control family loves you and will always miss you. Your life was a blessing that will not be forgotten. “Our thoughts are with his family at this time.”
Motown Records also expressed condolences on his loss, adding, “Our hearts are with his loved ones, his fans, and our QC family.”