Lil Tiay, who is the rapper who undergoes surgery following being shot in New Jersey?

Lil Tiay, who is the rapper who undergoes surgery following being shot in New Jersey? ...

Lil Tjay, a rapper, is recovering from surgery after being shot on Wednesday, June 22.

According to TMZ, the 21-year-old Bronx man was shot multiple times at The Promenade in Edgewater. Along with him, Antoine Boyd, 22, was shot and wounded.

Lil Tjay is out of surgery and appears to be doing better, but he is still not out of the woods yet.

Who is Lil Tjay?

Tione Jayden Merritt, known as Lil Tjay, is a American rapper and singer. The Bronx native was raised by a single mother and has two younger siblings.

After his 2018 song Resume became a hit, the rapper got signed by Columbia Recordslater that year.

In 2019, he released his first studio album Truee 2 Myself, and launched the mixtapeState of Emergency in the following year.

Lil Tjays True 2 is now the top five player on theBillboard200 chart, with its hits One Take, Hold, and Ruthless among others becoming ultra-popular.

The rapper''s second studio album,Destined 2 Win, came out in 2021 and featured the mega-hit track Calling My Phone.

In My Head, the song he released for the third time in a row, was released in April 2022.

Rapper undergoes surgery after being shot

Three people have been arrested by the TMZ, according to reports.

While his friend was shot once, Lil Tjay was reportedly shot multiple times.

TJay is out of surgery now, and appears to be doing well, according to a source. At the time of writing, he is still out of danger.

A IG post by Lil Tjays demonstrates that he was well-known for the summer 2022.

The 21-year-old opted for a selfie on his Instagram just two weeks ago, stating that he''ll have a good summer.

The star is seen dangling shirtlessly with a large chain around his neck in the video.

Lil Tjay was scheduled to perform at the Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park on July 22. He was also scheduled to perform in several music events in Europe, according toSeatGeek.com.

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