Donning a Santa’s hat, Chicago rapper King Louie posted Instagram cinema from his sanatorium bed Friday and wished his fans a Merry Christmas as he recovers from being shot progressing this week.
MERRY XMAS 2 ALL … ALL we WANT 4 XMAS IS 4 EVERYBODY 2 KEEP ME N THEIR PRAYERS….IM STAYING STRONG 4 MY FAMILY THOSE WHO R PRAYING 4 ME …..THANK U ALL,” a rapper famous for coining a tenure “Chiraq” wrote underneath one snapshot.
The rapper — whose genuine name is Louis Johnson Jr. — was shot in a conduct while he was in a car in a 3900 retard of West 83rd Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to his government and a police.
Taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, he was “awake and talking” within hours of being shot, according to his government team.
King Louie’s family came to a sanatorium to applaud a holidays with him, a member of a swat artist’s government group pronounced Friday. He combined that a swat artist is “doing fine.”
In further to coining a tenure “Chiraq,” King Louie, 27, has been credited with a origination of “Drillinois,” a judgment that plays off a hip-hop genre of “Drill” that he helped popularize along with other Chicago rappers, including Chief Keef, Lil Reese, Lil Durk and G Herbo.
“I called it Chiraq, though we wasn’t caring about a Chiraq part. we was caring about a Drillinois part; we was caring about a cavalcade movement,” King Louie told a Chicago Sun-Times final year.
King Louie expelled a strain patrician “F— Spike Lee” earlier this month on a same day a New York director’s film “Chi-Raq” premiered.
Contributing: Sam Charles