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