Producer was an innocent bystander in an attempted robbery.
The producer AraabMUZIK has been shot in among the turmoil of an attempted robbery, though he was an innocent bystander in the event. Thankfully the hip-hop man is in hospital from his injuries rather than a worse fate.
A spokesperson told Billboard that it was simply a case of the man becoming "the victim of being in the wrong place at the wrong time". Continuing, he added "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."
There were several well-wishers towards AraabMUZIK, including Avatar Darko, who has worked with AraabMUZIK. Darko said: "[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 has produced tracks for A$AP Rocky, Fabolous, Danny Brown, 50 Cent and Eminem among others.
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