A life threatening moment for King Yella was captured on film for the world to see. The Chicago rapper was filming a new music video with a Black Lives Matter theme when someone pulled up and shot him twice. The whole incident was caught on camera as you can see in the above video.
“Video shoot gone wrong me gettin shot caught on camera while shootin my stop the violence blacklivesmatter video,” King Yella wrote in his own Instagram post of the footage.
Luckily, King Yella and the other people on set for the video were not killed in the shooting. Yella was hit with one bullet that went in and out of his left arm. Another shot grazed his side. Despite being shot twice, the rapper was still able to drive himself to the hospital.
In a different video posted on Instagram, King Yella showed off his injuries. The Windy City rhymer assured viewers he was okay while expressing his disappointment over the whole situation.
“I’m out here doing a Black Lives Matter video shoot and got shot,” he said. “Tryna stop the violence and niggas still wanna be on that.”
King Yella recently launched his No More campaign, a stop the violence movement for his hometown. The rapper was trying to bring peace to the various gangs in Chicago in light of the police shootings of black men around the country.