Snootie Wild took a gunshot in his neck and chest and now he is in critical condition. News of this recent shooting in the rap world surfaced on social media. Fans thought he was dead but apparently he is still clinging to life as of this writing. Our thoughts are with him at this time.
Fellow Memphis rapper Kia Shine shared information about the situation via Instagram on Friday. “I’m praying for my #Memphis kinfolk @snootiewild” Kia Shine wrote. “He was shot in houston in the neck and torso and is in critical condition. Earlier in the day, a friend of Snootie Wild revealed he got shot in the neck in a Facebook post.
Following the news of him being shot fans have started the speculation of him being dead. The Yayo fame rapper and singer Wild is now revealed to be fighting for his life and not dead. A representative for Memphis rapper Snootie Wild revealed the news on social media.
Snootie Wild’s representative LePreston Porter took to Facebook on the rapper’s behalf. The rep asserted the gold-selling artist wasn’t dead but noted he was fighting for his life. The Facebook message was also posted on the rapper’s Instagram account. His rep didn’t mention anything about the shooting.
“Snootie is not DEAD! But he is fighting for his life. Out of respect for the family, please refrain from sharing anything that is not communicated through his official accounts. Thank you”.
Snootie Wild, who came home from prison last year, is best known for his hit single Yayo featuring Yo Gotti. The song was originally released as a solo track and caught the attention of Gotti. Yo Gotti later signed the Memphis native to CMG as part of a joint deal with Epic Records.
Memphis’ rap scene has a violent past, recently claiming Young Dolph’s life. Our thoughts are with everyone in this situation and we are hoping for peace.
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