News: AraabMuzik Finally Addresses Near-Fatal Shooting, Releases Hospital Bed Pic
Sunday, May 5, 2013 8:13AM
Dipset producer AraabMuzik has finally stepped forward to update everyone on his well-being just days after being involved in a near-fatal shooting.
Araab used his Instagram page to speak to concerned fans and provide a hospital bed photo of himself.
"#Recorvering. I would like to thank everybody that wished me well, I appreciate all the love from all over the world!! #MVPOFTHEMPC," he wrote May 4th. (AraabMuzik's Instagram)
The near-death story caught the attention of various hip-hop artists like Def Jam's Fabolous.
"Heard some bad news about my bro @araabMUZIK, he's a incredible talent. Let's all wish him a fast recovery!!," Fab tweeted over the weekend. (Fabolous' Twitter)
Fellow Brooklyn, New York rapper Joell Ortiz acknowledged the producer's situation.
"@araabMUZIK Healthy and speedy recovery my brother!!" (Joell Ortiz's Twitter)
Details behind the shooting surfaced across the Internet heading into the weekend.
AraabMuzik is recovering after he was shot earlier this week in an attempted robbery. His manager, DukeDaGod, posted an Instagram photo of the producer and MPC virtuoso in the hospital surrounded by a crew of his friends. "Everyone wish my brother @araabmuzik a healthy & pleasant recovery!!!! #Mvpofthempc #Soblessed," reads the post. Rapper Avatar Darko shed more light on the situation on Twitter. "My lil brodi too trill! They tried to rob him and he ain't come up off his shit so they tried get him outta there!" he wrote. (Rolling Stone)
An Araab representative stepped forward with a statement on what went down a few days ago.
"Rumors have begun to circulate and first and foremost, we want to let everyone know that AraabMUZIK is currently alive and well," AraabMUZIK's camp said in a statement. "He was out in his neighborhood last night with friends and unfortunately the victim of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is recovering now and police are investigating the crime. We appreciate all the concern and fan support and Araab is looking forward to a speedy recovery and returning to the stage as soon as he can." (Billboard)