Durk Banks (born October 19, 1992), better known by his stage name Lil Durk is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is signed to the record label French Montana’s Coke Boys imprint.
On the night of March 27, 2015, Lil Durk’s Manager OTF Chino(real name Uchenna Agina), was shot and killed in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported that at about 1:50 a.m., Chino was shot multiple times while sitting in a car outside a restaurant in Avalon Park. According to reports,he was sitting in a car in the 8400 block of South Stony Island Avenue when a man/ gunman approached on foot and fired shots into the vehicle, hitting the man repeatedly including once in his head. The Chicago Sun Times reports that he was driven to Advocate Trinity Hospital by a friend, where he was declared dead at 2:04 a.m. Chino was aged 24. Agina’s death came after the 2014 shooting death of Durk’s cousin OTF NuNu (real name Mcarthur Swindle).
In 2011, Banks was arrested on a weapons charge and sentenced to three months in jail. He was later released on bond, only to be sent back to serve 87 more days.
On June 5, 2013, Banks was arrested after allegedly throwing a loaded .40 caliber handgun into his car when police approached him on South Green Street in Chicago. He was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. He was held on $100,000 bond and his lawyer would claim to have nine affidavits from witnesses who confirm Durk’s innocence. One witness also admitted the gun was his. Banks was released on July 18, 2013.