Late Wednesday night in Rhode Island, producer araabMUZIK was shot during an attempted robbery.
On Thursday night, araabMUZIK’s rep gave a statement to Billboard to confirm the shooting, and also gave a status update of the producer’s condition.
The reps statement reads:
Rumors have begun to circulate and first and foremost, we want to let everyone know that AraabMUZIK is currently alive and well. 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.
Avatar Darko, who was seemingly with araabMUZIK when the incident occurred, took to Twitter and explained what went down.
[Pray] for my bro Araab! He just got shot but he’ll be alright! He’s strong! 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 meant to be here! Foh!
The producer is currently in the hospital recovering from the shooting.
araabMUZIK’s manager, Duke Da God, took to his Instagram page and posted a picture, which you can view below, of the producer in his hospital bed recovering from the shooting.