Rapper 2 Chainz was involved in a car accident in Miami early Saturday morning resulting in his hospitalization. The rapper, whose real name is Tauheed K. Epps is currently in stable condition. He posted images on his Instagram Story revealing the aftermath of the crash, displaying a black Tesla extensively damaged on its driver’s side.
Rapper 2 Chainz Hospitalized After Miami Car Accident
Rapper 2 Chainz reportedly survived a car accident in Miami, Florida during Art Basel weekend. He was rear-ended on I-95 in the early hours.
Footage from the rapper’s Instagram confirmed the incident showing him filming the damaged vehicle from an ambulance. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition having suffered neck injuries.
The crash involved three vehicles: a Mercedes, a Nissan and a Toyota. There were no fatalities reported, but suspicions arose that the driver who hit 2 Chainz might have been driving under the influence as per the Florida Highway Patrol.
The rapper was rear-ended while about to exit the highway. His Instagram footage revealed severe damage to the driver’s side of the black vehicle involved in the crash.
Prior to the accident, 2 Chainz had posted on Instagram from a recently popular seafood spot and reportedly spent time at a local strip club.
Concerns about drinking and driving emerged on social media after the accident urging against considering it ‘cool’ and suggesting stricter penalties for drunk drivers.
It’s not confirmed whether anyone involved in the crash was driving under the influence.
2 Chainz an established rapper for over three decades won a Grammy in 2017 for “No Problem” with Lil Wayne and Chance the Rapper. He’s known for his philanthropy, notably saving a family of 11 from eviction by donating a home in 2016.