Rapper Lil Tjay is presently recovering from surgical procedure after getting shot in New Jersey on Wednesday, June 22.
The 21-year-old Bronx native was shot various events at The Promenade in Edgewater, in response to TMZ. Along with him, Antoine Boyd, 22, moreover suffered a gunshot wound.
The two have been quickly transported to the hospital. Now, a provide tells TMZ that Lil Tjay is ‘out of surgery, and appears to be doing better … but he’s nonetheless not out of the woods however’.
Who is Lil Tjay?
Tione Jayden Merritt, biggest usually identified as Lil Tjay, is an American rapper and songwriter. The Bronx native was raised by a single mother and has two youthful siblings.
The rapper rose to fame after his 2018 music Resume turned a hit. He was signed by Columbia Records later that 12 months.
He launched his debut studio album True 2 Myself in 2019 and put out the mixtape State of Emergency in the following 12 months.
Lil Tjay’s True 2 Myself opened at amount 5 on the Billboard 200 chart and its tracks One Take, Hold On and Ruthless amongst others turned ultra-popular.
The rapper’s second studio album, Destined 2 Win, received right here out in 2021 and featured the mega-hit observe Calling My Phone.
His latest launch was the music In My Head, which received right here out in April 2022.
Rapper undergoes surgical procedure after being shot
TMZ critiques that the cops have arrested three males allegedly involved in Lil Tjay’s taking footage.
Lil Tjay was reportedly shot various events whereas his pal was shot as quickly as.
A provide confirmed with the outlet that TJay is out of surgical procedure now and appears to be doing properly. However, he’s nonetheless now totally out of hazard, on the time of writing.
Lil Tjay’s IG publish reveals he was hyped for summer season 2022
Just two weeks in the previous, the 21-year-old posted a video on his Instagram, captioning it: “Dis gon be a good summer.”
The video sees the star dancing shirtless with an unlimited chain spherical his neck.
Lil Tjay was scheduled to hold out on the Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park on July 22. He was moreover slated to look in various music festivals in Europe, in response to SeatGeek.com.