YG Sits Down With BillBoard To Talk About Getting Shot And His New Album

YG Sits Down With BillBoard To Talk About Getting Shot And His New Album


Rapper, YG, has finally broken his silence on what actually took place the day he was reportedly shot three times outside of a recording studio in Studio City.

The California based artist sat down with Billboard for an interview where they described him as “reticent and vague” with many of the details pertaining to the shooting keeping up with the uncooperative facade picture that law enforcement in the case also painted.

Although original reports did say he was shot three times, he says he was only shot once:

What happened the night you got shot? 

A little incident. I got shot in my hip, but I’m all right. 

Who shot you?

I don’t know, and it don’t matter. I got lucky because a main artery is right there, right around the groin. The bullet didn’t go that deep, and it didn’t hit any bones.

Bullet? Reports said you were shot three times.

Nah, I got shot one time. It was three bullet holes because it went in, went out and went back in again.

Did you really not see who shot you? What do you think their motivation was? Was it gang-related?

It was not gang-related at all. It just happened out of the blue. We don’t know who did it, we don’t know why. We don’t know nothing.

What Was Going Through Your Mind When It Happened?

 Survival. After I got shot, I’m telling everybody, ‘Take me to the hospital, because I can’t die.’ We hop in my homie’s (friend’s) car and bam — we got in a car accident! We hit an island trying to avoid another car. We had to hop out of the totalled car, hop in another car. At the hospital we had to tell people, ‘Take me serious right now–you don’t even understand what’s going on.’ It was wild.

How are you feeling now?  

I’m good. I left the hospital that night, and the next day I went back to the studio. Nobody wanted me to go. My mama tells me, “What are you talking about ‘going to the studio?’” But you know, I got shit to do — this shit don’t stop for nobody. I came straight to the studio on my little crutches.

He goes on to say he received a lot of love from people while going through the situation. He says even Lil Boosie FaceTime’d him to make sure he was doing alright.

After a while the interview shifts from the shooting incident to the album he is currently working on at the request of him and his entourage. The album is called “Still Krazy” which is supposed to be a follow up of his first album “My Krazy Life”. 

He seems very excited about the new project and says DJ Mustard may have a track on the album as well since their beef has now been squashed.

He says his family has always warned him about the dangers of gangbanging,

 My parents told me when I was young, ‘you’re going to be dead or in jail’ all that sh*t. Now that I got [shot], they try to tell me more stuff. My family is always praying for me. But I’m not doing what I was doing back in the day. I was robbing, breaking into houses. I ain’t doing that. I am who I am though— still. The streets made me who I am.

We are just glad he is doing good! Read the entire article here:


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Sources Sited: Billboard.com

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