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Emeli Sande’s rapper ex-boyfriend was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning while out celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, it has emerged.

A murder investigation is underway after Hypo, 39, was repeatedly knifed when a brawl broke out following a ‘trivial row’ just after midnight in Woodford Green, east London.

Paramedics rushed to the area and found the artist suffering from stab wounds, however they were unable to save the victim and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Twisted party goers are said to have filmed the fight, with at least one recording the moment medical workers attempted to resuscitate the rapper before callously sharing the clip online, sparking fury on social media.  

No arrests have been made and the area around the party is still cordoned off, Met Police earlier said.

Hypo, who recently got engaged, had reportedly got into a ‘trivial row’ at the party, being held in a large marquee, before being fatally stabbed, reports the Sun

In the hours before his death, the leading figure of the Mashtown rappers collective, based in east London, filmed himself driving in a Bentley on the way to the event in an Instagram story to his 23,000-plus followers. 

Emeli and Hypo (pictured together) dated for around a year before splitting in 2017, but are said to have remained friends. Hypo was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning.

Emeli and Hypo (pictured together) dated for around a year before splitting in 2017, but are said to have remained friends. Hypo was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning. 

Scottish songstress Emeli and Hypo (pictured together) dated for around a year before splitting in 2017, but are said to have remained friends

Scottish songstress Emeli and Hypo (pictured together) dated for around a year before splitting in 2017, but are said to have remained friends

The stabbing happened on Chigwell Road in Woodford Green just after midnight this morning

The stabbing happened on Chigwell Road in Woodford Green just after midnight this morning

Hypo en route to event where he was stabbed to death

Hypo at event where he was stabbed to death

Hypo filmed himself driving in a Bentley (pictured left) on the way to the event in an Instagram story shared with his 23,000-plus followers. The performer, who is only known by his stage name, later filmed himself rocking sunglasses and smoking while dancing inside the marquee with friends (pictured right)

The leading figure of the Mashtown rappers collective, based in east London, had been filmed in a car on the way to the venue, smiling and dancing with friends.

The leading figure of the Mashtown rappers collective, based in east London, had been filmed in a car on the way to the venue, smiling and dancing with friends.

The performer, who is only known by his stage name, later filmed himself rocking sunglasses and smoking while dancing inside the marquee with friends. 

Scottish songstress Emeli and Hypo dated for around a year before splitting in 2017, but are said to have remained friends. 

Hypo, who grew up in Islington, north London, is said to have had a troubled past, but pals said he had ‘mellowed out’ in recent years as he focused on his music career.  

Tributes have poured in from friends and fans online in the wake of the news. 

‘Hypo was a pioneer in the industry,’ one fan on Twitter wrote, ‘Met him a couple times and he was a clean hearted guy. This world is crazy.’ 

Another said: ‘RIP Big Hypes, very sad news to wake up to… we lost a real one.’ 

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One described the death as a ‘sad tragedy’, adding: ‘In his Instagram story he was just living his best life and having fun, later the same day his taken was taken from him.’ 

The performer, who is only known by his stage name, had filmed himself rocking sunglasses and smoking while dancing inside the marquee with friends in the hours before his killing

The performer, who is only known by his stage name, had filmed himself rocking sunglasses and smoking while dancing inside the marquee with friends in the hours before his killing

Hypo, who grew up in Islington, north London, is said to have had a troubled past, but pals said he had 'mellowed out' in recent years as he focused on his music career

Hypo, who grew up in Islington, north London, is said to have had a troubled past, but pals said he had ‘mellowed out’ in recent years as he focused on his music career

Fans pay their respects to 'clean hearted' Hypo in wake of tragic news, while others blast 'sick individuals' who filmed the brawl and its aftermath

Fans pay their respects to ‘clean hearted’ Hypo in wake of tragic news, while others blast ‘sick individuals’ who filmed the brawl and its aftermath 

Others criticised the ‘sick individuals’ who filmed the fatal fight and its aftermath.

‘Whoever is sending the video of Hypo around is a sick and twisted individual and whoever recorded it is going to hell,’ one fan declared.

Detectives launched a murder investigation and a post-mortem is due to be held to determine the official cause of death.

Police said a large number of revellers were at the event in Chigwell Road when the fight broke out at around 12.10am.

Detective Chief Inspector Laurence Smith of the Met Police today called for anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

He said: ‘This man was attacked at a party and we know that a large number of people would have been in attendance.

‘I would urge anyone who is yet to speak with us to come forward and let us know what you saw.

‘It is possible that events leading up to the stabbing, and perhaps the murder itself, were captured on people’s phones.

‘Please take a look and call us. It is vital that we establish what happened.’

Officers are still trying to track down the victim’s family to tell them about the tragedy, the Met Police added.

Anyone with information can contact the police incident room on 020 8345 3985 or via 101 quoting reference CAD 66/03Jun or anonymously call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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