Lil Tjay Shares "Beat The Odds," His First Release Since Being Shot

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In the music video to his new single, the world gets an intimate look at his recovery in the hospital.

Fans are excited to see Lil Tjay back in action following a frightening ordeal. It was back in June when the news was shared that Tjay was shot in New Jersey during what was said to have been a botched robbery. There have been several rumored reports about his recovery, but this week, Tjay officially emerged with a smile on his face and an update, including news regarding the release of his new single, "Beat The Odds."

"Hey, what’s going on, y’all? It’s your boy Tjay,” the rapper said in a video. “I’m just checking in with y’all. I just wanna say, thanks for the love, thanks for the support. I been looking at the DMs, the comments, and everything else, and I feel love. Seven shots, it was tough, you know? Most people don’t survive it, but I’m here. Here for a reason, and new music coming soon. We gonna come back stronger than ever. Love y’all.”

"Beat The Odds" arrives with a moving visual that speaks to his recent experience, so stream Lil Tjay's latest and share your thoughts.

Quotable Lyrics

They be like "Tjay, why do you move around with all them f*ckin' guns?"
I just tell them "That's 'cause I don't wanna die"
And trust me I don't lie, can't f*ck up, I'm a star right now
If I wasn’t quick to blow, I would be in the stars right now

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Erika Marie is a seasoned journalist, editor, and ghostwriter who works predominantly in the fields of music, spirituality, mental health advocacy, and social activism. The Los Angeles editor, storyteller, and activist has been involved in the behind-the-scenes workings of the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. E.M. attempts to write stories that are compelling while remaining informative and respectful. She's an advocate of lyrical witticism & the power of the pen. Favorites: Motown, New Jack Swing, '90s R&B, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, & Punk; Funk, Soul, Harlem Renaissance Jazz greats, and artists who innovate, not simply replicate.