KTS Dre was an American rapper and gangster who hit the headlines after he died after suffering 64 bullet wounds on his head and chest.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
He belongs to a gangster family. His father, Vincent “Vinne” Davis, was a member of Gangster Disciples (GD) and died in 2016 in gang violence.
There is no information on his mother. His stepmother’s name is Vonya. He had a younger brother named KJ. From Vonya, he had two half-brothers named Devon Davis (KTS Von) and Vinnie. All of his brothers were gangsters and part of the KTS gang; KTS Von was also a rapper and died in 2015 after he was shot.
He had a sister named Ree.
Before his death, he was dating a woman.
As a Gangster
KTS Dre’s father was a gangster, and he became one with his father’s gang in his teens. His siblings, seeing Dre, also joined the gang. After he joined the gang, he claimed the lakeside area in Chicago. KTS, in his name, stands for ‘Kill To Survive,’ his gang name and the prefix used by the gang. His gang also uses the prefix Kutthroat. Dre and his gang members hung around the 75th & Cottage in Chicago, the main block of KTS.
As a Rapper
KTS Dre was featured in the music videos of many KTS members. In 2015, he was seen in the famous ‘Kill To Survive’ music video by his brother KTS Von.
The same year, he made an appearance in KTS Von’s music video of ‘Street Life.’ In December 2019, KTS Dre (Kutthroat Dreko) and Kutthroat Rio made a collaborative song titled ‘NLMBK- Pt. 2.’
- On April 27, 2020, Dre was taken into police custody on charges of possessing a weapon and resisting police. A judge ordered Dre to be held in lieu of $50,000. In December 2020, he was put in home detention with a GPS monitoring device. In June 2021, he was taken into custody for breaching the bond conditions of his case. On July 10, 2020, he was released from the Cook County Jail after he posted a $5,000 deposit bond. ABC Chicago
- In 2015, he was put behind bars for possessing a weapon (9mm Glock pistol). Later, he was given parole for the gun conviction. ABC Chicago
On July 10, 2020, at 2700 block of South California Avenue, Illinois, US, at 8:50 pm, after his release from the Cook County Jail, Dre was shot many times by various suspects in two vehicles. He took 64 bullet wounds on his head and other parts of the body. At the sight of the accident, 59 shell casings were found littered. The doctors of the Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, pronounced him dead upon his arrival. Many reports directed that the attack on him was targeted. The 60-year-old woman walking with Dre was shot on her knee and was sent to Stronger Hospital; she is listed in good condition. Another 30-year-old woman passing by experienced a scrape wound on her mouth. The day he was murdered, forty people were shot in the city, and he was one of them. Out of the forty, ten victims lost their lives from injuries.
- Dre was fond of guns and often appeared with guns and arms on his social media accounts.
- KTS Dre had many tattoos on his body. On his neck, ‘Kill to Survive’ with a target symbol was tattooed. The words ‘Kutthroat’ and ‘Bitch’ were inked on his right hand’s forefinger and middle finger, respectively. His chest, right side of his face, left eyebrow, back of both his hands and forearms, and hind arms.
- KTS Dre used to smoke extensively and was frequently seen smoking on his social media accounts.
- KTS Dre’s cousin was the infamous Zeko (of 051 Young Money), who was shot to death in 2008.
- His death was connected to the long string of death of Chicago rappers who were murdered, including King Von (shot in Atlanta), FBG Duck and his cousin (shot in Chicago), and Indian Red Boy.