Boldy James Wiki, Biography
Detroit rapper Boldy James was in a serious car accident in his hometown on Monday, January 9. The rapper was hospitalized shortly after the incident occurred, leaving him in critical condition. According to his publicist, James underwent extensive surgery and is now stable. James suffered a broken vertebra in his neck, among other injuries.
A statement from representatives of Boldy James noted:
“Boldy arrived at the hospital in critical condition, with broken vertebrae in his neck and orthopedic injuries. After undergoing extensive neck surgery, Boldy was removed from the intensive care unit and is now in stable condition.
The statement further added, noting:
“Boldy and his family would like to express their gratitude to the incredible doctors and nurses who care for him, as well as the first responders and first responders in the communities.” – via Instagram
Boldy James thanks his fans after surviving the accident
After surviving his car accident, Boldy James shared a health update on Instagram. He said that he was grateful to all of his fans for the good wishes from him. The Fake Flowers singer, in an Instagram caption, along with a photo of his medical statement, wrote:
Several celebrities, including Eminem, took to social media and wished the singer a speedy recovery. The Detroit rapper tweeted saying:
Westside Gunn also wished recovery for Boldy James’ recovery, noting:
“I was waiting until the official statement was released, please keep my brother in his prayers. He is a strong soul and a fighter, he keeps talking about GXFR x 227 forever! Just hearing those words broke me down, but GOD IS THE GREATEST and BO will be better than ever.” – via Twitter
The Alchemist said that Boldy James would come 10 times stronger. In a tweet, he wrote:
“My brother is coming back 10 times stronger. Everyone wishes The Jack God @boldyjames a speedy recovery.”
More about the artist
Boldy James rose to popularity after he was featured on two tracks on Cool Kids and Don Cannon’s 2009 mixtape Merry Christmas. Prior to releasing his debut album My 1st Chemistry Set in 2013, Boldly James released a series of mixtapes including Trappers Alley Pros and Cons in 2011 and Consignment in 2012.
James released four albums in 2022, including Killing Nothing with Real Bad Man, Fair Exchange No Robbery with Nicholas Craven, Mr. Ten08 with Futurewave, and Be That as It May with Cuns.
James is also said to have released a project featuring previously unreleased production by the late J Dilla, reportedly titled Drug Dilla. In an interview with D-Stroy, the artist noted:
“A lot of people owe their success to him, you know, they don’t owe their success to him, but he surpassed the success of a lot of people. The list goes on, I’m not going to start mentioning names, but if you don’t know who this guy is, you need to do his history. J Dilla, Detroit, stand up.”
He also released his fourth EP, titled ADU, on January 16. The album is physical only and will be released on vinyl, CD and cassette, and features six tracks.