Andre Johnson, a rapper associated with the group Northstar, allegedly severed his own penis before throwing himself off his LA apartment building early Wednesday, police confirmed to multiple outlets.
The musician was seriously injured after the suicide attempt, but survived the fall, LA Police Sgt. William Mann said.
He had jumped from a second floor balcony.
Mann said Andre was taken to Cedars-Sinai Center for treatment. Doctors were unable to reattach his penis, according to TMZ.
The incident took place less than 24 hours after he released a new video with Rugged Monk, a member of the Wu-Tang Clan affiliated group Black Knights.
No information was made available about what triggered the traumatic incident.
Andre, also known by his stage name Christ Bearer, was a member of the group Northstar, which CNN says was part of the Wu-Tang Clan family.
Wu-Tang Clan had released a statement on their website seemingly denying any ties to Andre without naming him. It's since been removed.
It read: “Parental Advisory : Don’t Believe The HYPE. This Mother F--ker Ain’t Got S--t to do with The WUTANG Brand.”
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