ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — Country/ Rap artist Blanco Brown is recovering in an ICU of a Georgia hospital after being involved in a serious accident Monday.

Brown, 35, best known for his 2019 hit song, “The Git Up,” has undergone several lengthy surgeries after being involved in a head-on vehicle crash near his home in Atlanta on Monday.


The following is a statement from BBR Music Group, Brown’s label:

BBR Music Group’s beloved Blanco Brown, the artist behind 2019’s worldwide viral smash “The Git Up” and current hit “Just The Way” was involved in a head-on collision Monday night near his home in Atlanta, Ga. The accomplished writer, vocalist and Grammy-nominated producer suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a 12-hour surgery to address those traumas. Additional surgeries are expected as he currently rests in the ICU. Blanco, his family and his friends ask for your prayers during this time.

BBR Music Group/BMG asks that any inquires be directed to the label out of respect for Blanco and his family’s privacy during this difficult time.

Other details of the crash have not yet been revealed.

On August 28, Blanco took to Twitter to show off his new motorcycle:

It’s unclear if Blanco was operating the motorcycle at the time of the crash.


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