Andre Johnson, who has performed with the Wu-Tang Clan, was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after he attempted suicide by jumping from a second-floor balcony at an apartment building in North Hollywood after allegedly cutting off his weiner.
Mr Johnson was found on the sidewalk critically injured and was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center along with his severed penis. Although Mr Johnson survived the ordeal, his penis was unable to be saved.
The incident happened so quickly, that by the time friends made it to the ground floor, Mr Johnson was on his feet and ‘running around screaming’,
No hard drugs were reportedly involved but the rapper is believed to have had mental health issues.
Johnson is a rapper who goes by the name Christ Bearer in the group Northstar. The act was discovered by Wu-Tang producer and rapper RZA in 1998. He produced their 2004 debut album RZA Presents Northstar.