A rapper with links to rap posse the Wu-Tang Clan has reportedly attempted to commit suicide by cutting off his penis and jumping out of his apartment window.

Andre Johnson was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles early on Wednesday (16Apr14) after police found him lying on the sidewalk outside a building in North Hollywood, suffering from critical injuries, according to Tmz.com.

Details of his ongoing condition have not been released.