Who is Rapper Lil Tjay? His Current Situation after Getting Shot in New Jersey

The world is a safe place for some, for some, it is a very dangerous place instead. The context is regarding Lil Tjay, a rapper from the United States. Someone recently tried to attack the rapper. Stay tuned to the article, as we will provide you with the necessary information you need to know about the news. Regarding who is Lil Tjay? About the attack, the person behind the attempt, and a lot of other things.

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Who is Lil Tjay?

Born 2001, April 30, Tione Jayden Merritt also known as Lil Tjay has conquered various fields related to music. He is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Tjay rose to conspicuousness in 2018 with his melody “Resume,” endorsed to Columbia Records soon thereafter. His stage name is gotten from the principal letter of his most memorable name and the initial three letters of his center name. This made his name quite unique and more famous than the other artist that he considers his competitors. He was born and brought up in New York City. If we talk about Tjay’s childhood, he did not have a great one. Tjay lived in a small apartment with his single mother and two siblings. He was not a very good child as he got into a lot of small school fights and robberies.

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He started releasing his music on SoundCloud. Tjay gained a massive share of popularity when he released his song ‘Resume’. The astonishing fact was that he was only 19 years old then. After that release, there was no looking back for the rapper. He got multiple big projects and collaborated with big stars. he has over 7 million followers on Instagram, and his recent song  “In My Head,” which has over 12 million views on YouTube.

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What happened to Tjay

According to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, a man named Mohamed Konate is in police custody. He was arrested on Wednesday. He tried to rob and attack Tjay, Antoine Boyd, and Jeffrey Valdez. During which, he shot rapper Lil Tjay multiple times. The robbery took place shortly after midnight in Edgewater. The police department of that area has charged Konate with three counts of first-degree attempted murder, three counts of first-degree armed robbery

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, a multiple weapons-related charges. The two persons along with rapper Tjay are also arrested for having second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon.
Lil Tjay Shot
Image: Lil Tjay (Credit: TARIQ ZEHAWI/NORTHJERSEY.COM)

Just before the incident, Lil Tjay posted a ‘PSA’ on his Instagram stories. “Just because you’ve been around a person doesn’t make you entitled to the fruits of that person’s labor. Envy Is At An All-Time High Be Safe Outchea.”. The reason behind the attack is unknown but according to the sources, the robbery attempt turned nasty. This led to the following scenario.

Tjay was immediately admitted to the hospital for emergency surgery. Although the seriousness of the wounds and his situation are not yet released by any of the officials. We can only expect the rapper Tjay to be ok and safe.

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