According to the New York Times, Kevin Fret was only 24 years old when he was fatally shot in the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico while riding a motorcycle in the early hours of Thursday, 10 January.
LGBTQ+ activist Samy Nemir Olivares tells the New York Times, “Kevin Fret represented hope… a refreshing view in a music genre that is very homophobic and very
Labeled as Latin trap’s first openly gay pioneer by Paper Magazine, Fret was a rising star who was breaking barriers in the trap music scene by being unapologetically queer. “I’m a person that doesn’t care what anybody has to say, [now I see] young gay guys or young lesbians that are looking at me now like a role model, like wow, if he did it, and he
Rest in Power, King.
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