Michael Reshard Jr. (born January 4, 1987) better known by his stage/street name “Lil Frogg” or “Frogg” AKA CBP Frogg, was an inspiring rapper from the West Side of Compton, California. Frogg was close friends with Game (rapper) of Black Wall Street, and a respected member of the Cedar Block Piru.
In 2013, Frogg appeared in a music video titled “Ain’t Boo” along with his close friend/collaborator Ken Malik (Cedar Block Piru). The music video was filmed in different parts of Compton, mainly in Cedar Block Piru territory.
Shooting and Family Ties
On Mar 27, 2013 (Wednesday) Lil Frogg was shot and killed on Rosecrans Ave and Kemp Ave, between a Car Wash and Liquor Store behind the Wilmingrose Center (shopping center) in the city of Compton. The tragic shooting took place around 5:45 pm in the evening, Frogg died at the scene. He was 26 years of age at the time of his death, Frogg leaves behind 7 kids, 3 girls and 4 boys.
The following day (Mar 28) Frogg cousin Vincent Cooper Jr. known on the streets as “Lil V” or “V-Rocc” (@flycashotg), a known member of the Poccet Hood Compton Crips, who was also shot and killed in Compton, around Wilmington Ave on 130th Street. Vincent Cooper Jr. also died at the scene he was also 26 years of age at the time of his death.
A number of musicians has paid tribute the slang rapper (Frogg), including The Game as well as Ray-J and Chris Brown. The Game posted on twitter “R.I.P to my lil homie… Lil Frogg! Just seen you yesterday… I sware (sic) life throws the most unexpected blows… There are no words that could ever express how I feel right now… So I’m not going to express how I feel.
“I’m over here in tears man… Nothing has hit me this hard in a minute! Devastated! I’m in f**king pieces! I love you lil bro… See you on the other side.” Chris Brown posted on twitter, “Rip to the homie Frogg! Real n**ga. Love my n**ga! Gotta (sic) stop the street violence! It’s pointless.” Ray Jay posted on his twitter page, “RIP Frog! He was a good dude!”
Rapper Game made a tribute song dedicated to the memory of Frogg (Til We Meet Again), which feature Ken Malik. KedaRu (Tree Top Piru) of Dipset West made a tribute song “Dedication To Lil Frogg” along with a tribute video. Local rapper Young Re paid homage to Lil Frogg in song called “Deeszaam” featuring Ken Malik and P Staxx.
In addition to musicians, Hip Hop/Rap music blogs also paid homage to the slain rapper (Lil Frogg) such as: Rapradar.com, Thisizgame.com, www.sohh.com, 2dopeboyz.com, Gossip-grind.com, kollegekidd.com, and many more. A number of friends and fans have made tribute sites to honor his memory.