Popular Chicago rapper Lil Mister was shot and killed yesterday, by an unknown assailant in the rappers Chi-town neighborhood.

Police say that the 24-year-old Lil Mister was shot in his head about 7:15 p.m.yesterday. Authorities say that the bullet did not kill him immediately.

The rapper was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, but unfortunately he passed away. 

Lil Mister, real name Antwon Fields, was a fast-rising rapper in the Chicago area following the success of his single “No Lacking” featuring P Rico. He also scored another hit with his single “Take Off” featuring Diesel.

Last month, Mister released a new music video “Ride Or Die” which has been doing well. We will keep you updated on this development.

Lil Mister is now the 10th rapper that was murdered so far this year. This year looks like it's turning into one of the deadliest in history for hip hop artists.