OC's hip-hop community was dealt a tragedy last week when Matt Hughes (known locally as rapper "Pocccets" a.k.a. "Vape Hollywood") was killed in a car crash on the eastbound 91 Fwy on the early morning of Sunday, May 18. He was 29 years-old. The crash happened just west of Weir Canyon Rd. near a weigh station in the Anaheim Hills area as he was making his way to his current home Corona around 3:30 a.m.
Pocccets a.k.a. Vape Hollywood--R.I.P.
The day he died, he and his group Vape Starz were to be one of the openers at the Observatory for L.A. rapper Ty $ Sign. He leaves behind a wife and 2 year-old son. As family and friends try to make sense out of what happened, Hughes' Facebook timeline is flooded with grief from those who knew him personally or through his music.More »