Kevin Fret was shot and killed at 5:30 a.m. native time on Thursday (Jan. 10) in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He was 24 years previous.
The rising artist, who kicked off his musical profession in 2018 together with his unapologetic observe “Soy Asi,” was “a creative soul and a big-hearted dreamer,” as supervisor Eduardo Rodriguez stated.
Fret's mission as a homosexual lure artist was to alter the sport within the music business, and encourage artists within the LGBT neighborhood to do the identical.
Here's every little thing to know in regards to the late Puerto Rican rising star.
Fret received began by singing in competitions
Before kicking off his music profession in 2018, Kevin Fret used to take part in singing competitions, resembling La Banda and Solo Tu Voz. The first music video he launched was “Soy Asi" in April of final 12 months, giving him the prospect to flaunt his fierce persona. He additionally collaborated with Michael Duran in “Diferente.” In a Facebook video, Fret specified that he appreciated creating controversial music as a result of he was actual, unique, and at all times “talked the speak.”
His music had a message
Fret used his social media platforms for extra than simply sharing his music and vibrant style type. The late singer additionally stood as much as his haters and raised consciousness of bullying. As a voice within the LGBT neighborhood, he wished to encourage rising artists to not be afraid to kick off their music careers.
Fret usually shared particulars about his private life with followers
In an interview with iHeart Radio persona Enrique Santos, Fret stated he got here out as homosexual at 18 years previous. At first, his mother and father weren't supportive, however then accepted him and had been his greatest followers. Fret had a youthful sister named Doryann, who was pleased with his profession, in addition to what he represented within the music business. In 2018, Fret additionally opened up in a YouTube video about his liposuction surgical procedure and buttock augmentation.
Fret was arrested in 2018
In summer time 2018, he was arrested on an aggravated battery cost after a combat in an elevator in Miami, in accordance with an arrest report issued to NBC Miami. Fret at all times used social media to carry to the forefront the hate crime and aggravations he’d obtain due to his sexual orientation.
Fret had large plans for 2019
Although his life was minimize brief, there's at all times an opportunity Fret's household would possibly assist posthumous releases from the artist. A video posted on Instagram by music producer @Antrax_Official, exhibits Fret had new music within the works for 2019.