Samuel DuBose was born on March 12, 1972, in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Over the course of his life Samuel had been a rapper, music producer and entrepreneur. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast, and founded a motorcycle club called Ruthless Riders.


Samuel was also the father of thirteen children - and family members describe him as a dedicated family man. He often organized talent contests in his living room for his children.  

1972 - 2015

Samuel was killed by police in 2015. 

Friends and family - and hundreds of strangers from the community and across the country - attended Samuel's funeral in Avondale, Ohio.  The police chief and mayor of Cincinnati were also in attendance. 

Source: Blackpast //  New York Times