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Rapper Yella Beezy has been hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas.
Police tell The Dallas Morning News the rapper, whose real name is Deandre Conway, was driving on the Sam Rayburn Tollway in Lewisville early Sunday when someone in a vehicle pulled up next to him and opened fire. He was struck three times.
We can now confirm that rapper Yella Beezy — whose “That’s On Me” single has become one of the biggest songs of the year and one of the biggest rap hits ever out of Dallas — was hospitalized after being shot last night.
The good news: Our sources say he is expected to be OK. pic.twitter.com/KGEa96qP7o
— Central Track (@Central_Track) October 14, 2018
Capt. Dan Rochelle says police have not determined a motive, and no arrests have been made. Lewisville is a suburb in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Yella Beezy opened for Beyonce and Jay-Z when their tour stopped near Dallas in September.