Jobina “JB” Brown, the manager and aunt of Tee Grizzley, was shot and killed in Detroit on Tuesday night (August 20). Comments about her death began surfacing Wednesday (August 21) on social media before her passing was confirmed by TMZ.
According to law enforcement sources, a shooter opened fire on Grizzley’s Cadillac Escalade while the vehicle was traveling around Detroit. The gunman allegedly approached on foot and shot Brown, who was sitting in the back seat, in her left side.
RIP Jobina “JB” Brown who managed #TeeGrizzley.
Story is still developing on Tee’s car being shot up and her death.
She was a wonderful & thoughtful person. pic.twitter.com/AO3XAF3BeM
— The Bushman Show (@BushmanOnAir) August 21, 2019
Grizzley was reportedly riding in the passenger seat and got out of the vehicle as the shooter approached. The driver said the attacker fired three or four shots and noted that Brown screamed before the gunfire began.
Brown was rushed to a local hospital but died from her wounds. She was 41 years old.
Police don’t know if Grizzley was the intended target of the attack. He and the driver were unharmed.
This story is developing. HipHopDX has reached out to 300 Entertainment for comment.
DX sends our condolences to Grizzley and all of Brown’s family and friends.