In what appears to have been a botched robbery attempt, Atlantic Records hip-hop artist DG Yola was shot in the face while stopping at a red light over the weekend. The bullet allegedly went through one cheek and out the other. Yola is now recovering at an
The injured rapper’s family said in a statement: “He is already up and about and writing. Yola ain’t gonna let up. We respectfully request privacy and appreciate the well wishes and prayers of Yola’s fans during this time.”
DG Yola’s debut album, Gutta World, is slated to drop June 2007 via Atlantic Records.