Russian rapper has died by suicide in order to avoid being drafted in the war that his country is fighting against Ukraine, sources stated. Notably, his name was among those drafted to fight against Ukraine. He committed suicide after declaring that he was not ready to kill for any ideals.
Russian Rapper Killed Himself
The Russian rapper, identified as Ivan Vitalievich Petunin, was found dead on Friday after he jumped from a high-rise building in Krasnodar. He used to perform under the stage name Walkie.
It is mentioned the rapper’s death was later confirmed by his girlfriend and mother. He committed suicide by jumping off from the 10th floor of the building, sources added.
Meanwhile, Ivan recorded a heart-wrenching video message on Telegram before taking his life. He was heard speaking in Russian “If you are watching this video, then I am no longer alive.”
“I can’t take the sin of murder on my soul and I don’t want to. I am not ready to kill for any ideals. To murder someone in war or otherwise is something I cannot do,” he added.
“Forgive me, my loved ones, but sometimes you have to die for your principles,” he concluded. It is noted his song which Neirotokcin, translates to Neurotoxin, received nearly 2 million streams. Ivan has been producing songs since 2013.