Fans of SpotemGottem have expressed concerns about him after a few Twitter posts suggested that the rapper had allegedly passed away. Many are desperate to know if he is alive and what exactly happened to him.
According to TMZ, SpotemGottem, whose real name is Nehemiah Lamar Harden, was critically injured after being involved in a shooting in Miami. Law enforcement sources told the outlet that the rapper was shot “at least 22 times” while he was inside a vehicle.
Is Spotemgottem dead?
Fans of SpotemGottem are furious due to conflicting posts about the rapper’s condition. Many started paying tribute to him after reports about his alleged death started swirling on the Internet.
However, the rapper’s lawyer, Raven Liberty, told Miami Herald on Friday (September 17) that he is in a “stable condition” after undergoing surgery.
“He is alive, most importantly. This was not a shootout. He was a victim of a drive-by shooting,’ the lawyer confirmed in a statement.
Meanwhile, several fans have slammed Twitter and Instagram users for spreading misinformation about the rapper’s death while he is in recovery.
What happened to the rapper?
According to SpotemGottem’s manager, Dee Phatboy, the rapper was in the passenger’s seat when “ another vehicle” pulled beside them and “shot up” the rapper with an “automatic weapon.”
He further revealed that the rapper was being driven from a Miami recording studio when the reported shooting took place.
Meanwhile, Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alejandro Camacho told Miami Herald that the musician was driving south on I-95, north of the 125th Street exit when he was shot around 3:19 am. He pulled over and immediately called law enforcement.
So far, it has been revealed that the rapper was in the passenger’s seat of a Dodger Charger. At the time of writing, the police are yet to provide more details about the incident.
Fans wish musician a speedy recovery
SpotemGottem fans have taken to Twitter to wish the rapper a speedy recovery after learning about the incident. Here’s how a few of them reacted.
One tweeted, “Damn they done caught my boy @spotemgottem lackin man. I wish you a speedy recovery jit . Stay wit us. You a young Duval legend.”
Another added, “Every major outlet says he’s alive and recovering. So ima go with that. Speedy recovery for bro”
“I did this portrait a few months back of @DaeeSosaa. Wishing a speedy recovery to my Duval brother,” wrote another fan.