Yung Gravy Suffers Broken Elbow and Wrist After Face-Planting at Hangout Music Festival
The ‘Betty (Get Money)’ rapper was handing out red roses to his devotees when he tripped down to the ground from stepping on a slightly elevated plywood at the Gulf Shores, Alabama event.
AceShowbiz –Yung Gravy has suffered a broken elbow and wrist. While performing at Hangout Music Festival, the “Betty (Get Money)” rapper took a serious tumble and face planted on the ground leading him to sustain the injuries on his left elbow and right wrist.
On Tuesday, May 23, the 27-year-old’s health condition post-accident was uncovered. Sources revealed to TMZ that he fractured both his left elbow and his right wrist. He initially did not rush to the hospital, believing that he would only need a couple Advil. Unfortunately, on Monday, May 22, physicians discovered the fractures.
The day before Yung went to hospital, he accidentally fell to the ground while delivering his set at Hangout Music Fest. In a video published by TMZ, the rapper, who is 6 feet 6 inches tall, was documented handing out red roses to his fans at the event taking place in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
While making his way down a walkway to show his appreciation, Yung seemingly was not aware of the slightly elevated plywood in his path. As a result, he fell face down to the ground.
Yung’s mishap at the music festival took place a few months after he was sued by Rick Astley for having the English musician’s voice imitated on his song “Betty (Get Money)”. In a lawsuit filed on January 26 in a Los Angeles court, Rick alleged Yung to have breached his right of publicity since it closely copied the unique tone he employed on his chart-topping 1987 hit.
“In an effort to capitalize off of the immense popularity and goodwill of Mr. Astley, defendants … conspired to include a deliberate and nearly indistinguishable imitation of Mr. Astley’s voice throughout the song. The public could not tell the difference. The imitation of Mr. Astley’s voice was so successful the public believed it was actually Mr. Astley singing,” Rick’s lawyers wrote.
“A license to use the original underlying musical composition does not authorize the stealing of the artist’s voice in the original recording. So, instead, they resorted to theft of Mr. Astley’s voice without a license and without agreement,” the lawyers added.
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