SOURCE: Atlantic Records

March 25, 2007 09:35 ET

Atlantic Recording Artist DG Yola Recovering From Friday Night Shooting

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 25, 2007 -- Friday night, in a failed robbery attempt, Power Hittas/Atlantic artist DG Yola was shot in the face while he was in his vehicle stopped at a red light. The bullet went through one cheek and out the other. DG Yola is currently recovering at an Atlanta hospital, where doctors are optimistic that he will make a full and speedy recovery. "He is already up and about and writing. Yola ain't gonna let up," his family said in a statement. "We respectfully request privacy and appreciate the well wishes and prayers of Yola's fans during this time."

DG Yola's debut album, "Gutta World," is scheduled to be released this June.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Sydney Margetson
    Atlantic Records
    212-707-2262