Distraught Juice WRLD followers can take consolation … plans for a brand new mural honoring him are already coming collectively after the unique was abruptly faraway from its Chicago web site.
Peter Jideonwo, supervisor to the late “Lucid Desires” rapper, tells TMZ Hip Hop that he and the household nonetheless haven’t any clue who painted over the mural, which had develop into a beloved cultural landmark.
Hundreds of followers flew to the windy metropolis to see the unique piece since its intro again in 2020 … honoring Juice after his December 2019 loss of life from a drug overdose.
The artwork piece price the 999 Squad $50K to enlist artist Corey Pane.
Nobody has taken possession of clearing the mural and the Chicago Division of Streets and Sanitation even performed a paint take a look at to show it had nothing to do with it.
The town company tells us there are protocols in place for artists to register, and to be notified when their graffiti is slated to be eliminated as properly.
Though they’re nonetheless within the early planning levels, Peter tells us he and the remainder of Juice’s workforce will not be solely plotting how the brand new set up generally is a higher piece, but in addition one which withstands vandals or accidents going ahead.
They’re presently floating the concept of making a life-sized statue or a mural that will be encased in a protecting protecting.