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Daring James was involved in a car accident last Monday in Detroit. Contemporaries such as Eminem, Bun B, and the Westside Gunn send their regards.
detroit host bold james He is recovering after a “serious two-car accident” in his hometown last Monday (Jan. 9), according to his rep. Boldy (legal name James Clay Jones III) was rushed to hospital in a critical condition with orthopedic injuries and a fractured cervical spine. Jones has been released from intensive care in a stable condition after undergoing “major neck surgery”.
Praying for Bold James 🙏🏻🙏🏻
Get well soon… pic.twitter.com/0BwLvICgIU
— Andrew Barber (@fakeshoredrive) January 14, 2023
In a statement, Jones and his family thanked “the wonderful doctors and nurses who took care of him, as well as the emergency medical personnel and first responders in the community.”
Also wishing Jones a speedy recovery were Detroit rhymer Eminem and other artists including Bun B, Westside Gunn, Statik Selektah, Fly Anakin and Open Mike Eagle.
Sending best wishes and wishing D a speedy recovery @boldyjames! ! ! 🙏🏼
— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) January 15, 2023
I’ve been waiting for the official announcement, please pray for my brother 🤲🏽 he is a strong soul and fighter and he is still talking about GXFR x 227 forever! ! ! Just hearing their words makes me sad but God is the greatest and BO will be better than ever https://t.co/6wbQC3Mp1R
— West Side Gunn (@WESTSIDEGUNN) January 14, 2023
send love to my brother @BoldyJames … recover quickly!
— Statik Selektah (@StatikSelekt) January 14, 2023
pray for my little brother @boldyjames His car accident was serious. Get well soon buddy. https://t.co/4yOk6i6Jh3
— BunB.eth (@BunBTrillOG) January 14, 2023
Peaceful and bold James, wishing you a speedy recovery
– Fly Anakin (@flyanakin) January 14, 2023
Send Boldy James to therapy. Hope he recovers quickly and smoothly.
– Touring with tapes. (@Mike_Eagle) January 14, 2023
On Sunday (January 15), Jones posted a message on his Instagram.
“Thank you so much for your prayers, thank you all for your support, and all the calls and texts I see make me pray for you during this journey as I continue to recover with my family. Thank God,” he wrote.
Originally slated for release on Monday, January 16, Jones plans to drop a purely physical EP ADU, produced entirely by Real Bad Man.Coming to vinyl, CD and tape, every format ADU Expected to arrive via RRC Music Co.
“This is a physical release via @rrcmusic.co[.] no digital, no streaming […] No pre-orders,” Jones wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post. The bottom of the image reveals that the EP will have six tracks, with side A containing “Hellblock to the Sunnyside,” “Hot Cakes” and “Big Bags,” while side B The face will contain “Sweetest Taboo”, “Jonny On the Spot” and “Give or Take”.