Ronnie Cravens death: Succeed Phly Guy, real name Ronnie Joe Cravens was shot to death in Las Vegas October 12, 2019.
The Las Vegas shooting that left the Fort Smith man dead happened at approximately 10:30 p.m in the City of Henderson.
The Henderson Police Department in Nevada and Fire Department were on the scene after they got reports of two people being shot.
On arrival at the scene, they found 40-year-old Ronnie Cravens also known as “Duna”, ”Succeed Phly Guy” from Fort Smith deceased.
A 45-year old male was also found with apparent gunshot wounds and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was later released.
The suspect is unknown, no further details have been released at this time.
Police in Nevada are still investigating what happened and led to this shooting.
Ronnie Cravens death: Succeed Phly guy shot to death Las Vegas
Ronnie Cravens death has sent shock waves through his community.
Growing up in Fort Smith Arkansas, he attended church regularly and embraced his religious upbringing. By the age of eight, Succeed was a major part of his church choir, performing and amazing others with his voice.
His passion for music grew into a love for words.
Succeed started by writing poems as a form of expression and moved into hip hop. At the age of thirteen, he was performing at and winning talent shows.
He was heavily influenced by such artists as: Nas, Scareface, MJG, The Geto Boys and Redman but discovered his own unique sound.
Along with music, some of his passions were golf, basketball and a love for the ladies. Growing up, Succeed was tempted by the street life. His parents tried to keep him away from it but he frequently would hang with tough crowds, smoke marijuana and break the law.
At twenty, Succeed moved to Dallas to further his career and signed with Big Will Records. He performed at shows along with Lil Wayne, Big Krit, Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Flo Rida and many others.
Traveling the country, he never forgot his roots. Succeed wanted to put Arkansas on the map and represent for his state. He released three mixtapes as well as started a label called Phly Guy Society.
Along with his right hand man Slope, they created the logo of an upside down bird flying which represents living lavish, smoking the finest and making money.
Succeed once said: “If I wrote it, I lived it” all his lyrics reflected his way of life.
What set him apart from others is migrating away from the typical thug persona and showcasing an upscale lifestyle. He believed you should be true to yourself, whether the camera was on you or not.
Before his death, Succeed was living between Las Vegas and Miami, expanding his label and growing an empire.
Please say a prayer for his grieving family. May his soul rest in perfect peace.