RAPPER Snootie Wild coldly told how he used to feel playing Russian Roulette with his life before being shot dead.
The dead artist after a shooting in Houston, Texas left him fighting for his life, according to a post on his Instagram account.
Houston police were alerted to shots fired by the city’s gun detection system, known as the Shotspotter, around 2 a.m. local time on Friday.
They found a man, then believed to be Snootie, 36, in a ditch near an SUV.
Doctors gave Snootie a 50/50 chance of survival, local media reported.
An update posted to Snootie’s Instagram account on Saturday, read: “Body dies, but your NAME and LEGAL live forever! 💙 # TeamYayo4Life💯”
Snootie shared how he used to feel as if he was playing Russian Roulette with his life in a 2015 interview with Boom box.
The rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, described to the media the lessons he learned “come from the North Memphis projects.”
He said he moved around a lot as a kid because his family couldn’t afford a stable place to live.
“I was in wild gunfights as a kid and didn’t know better, you know. This was before the prison system,” the rapper said.
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“You’re not afraid of something you don’t know about or that you haven’t experienced. It can be death, it can be prison.”
Before he was successful in the music industry, Snootie 4 years behind bars for making “unworthy mistakes” at the age of 18.
“I felt like I was playing Russian Roulette without even knowing it,” says Snootie.
“Me and my partner will go out to get the money, we come back, bullets fly over our heads. We get in the car laughing without knowing that it only takes one bullet. Until that day will arrive.” They all jumped into the car and one of them wasn’t there. And that’s when it came to fruition and it wasn’t fun anymore. “
TIME IN PRISON
Snootie said his time in prison helped him focus on music, calling it “an escape to the free world.”
“First it’s a hobby, then it becomes your life,” he says.
“Music becomes your bread and butter. Even so, on an all-encompassing scale. You’re fighting for freedom and food while everyone on the street fights for a chick.”
Snootie is known for his hit song Yayo featuring Yo Gotti, and he described how he was signed Yo Gottiby the record label in 2013.
“We come from the same block, the same area, like we have the same vision,” the rapper said.
“When we first met, it was serious business, it meant something and got singles where they needed to go and we did it. And we did it together and I think that makes him respect me more.
“At the same time, now we need to pay attention to each other. Who are we, who is this cat? And him doing that gave me the opportunity to show him that I can move one on my own. I’m like a boss, something like that. anyway he’s trying to create.”
When The Boom Box asked Snootie for the best advice he’s received from an artist other than Yo Gotti, he noted Boosie Badazz and K Camp.
“You’re both saying the same thing, man, ‘Keep working, keep going. You have no friends in this business. “
SEARCH FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Local ABC branch KTRK reported that police were searching for a man and a woman after the shooting appeared to be caught on camera by a neighbor.
When contacted by phone Saturday, Houston police had no information about the suspect or the arrest to share.
They said it appeared the SUV photographed at the crime scene actually belonged to a woman.
“During the investigation, a woman has been identified,” a police spokesman told The Sun.
“The woman claimed that her car was stuck in a ditch and some unknown person tried to assist her.
“She said it was at that point that the male victim who was shot walked up and pointed a gun at her. So she said she then fled the area on foot and when she spoke, that she was walking when she heard a gunshot.
“And then she would call 911, saying she was the victim of a crime.”
A police spokesman encouraged anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.
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