Troy Ave (born Roland Collins) raised eyebrows when he said he was the second coming of Tupac earlier this week in an interview with The Breakfast Club. He compared himself to the West Coast icon because of the shootings he’s been involved in over the past few years, including the Irving Plaza shooting where he was hit in the leg and his bodyguard was killed.

The BSB rapper is taking the claim a step further by announcing a new album called Dope Boy Troy Vol.2: NuPac. In an Instagram post, he revealed that the project is due out April 14 and he’s “airing everybody tha fuk out.” What appears to be the cover art for NuPac is a collage featuring photos of both Ave and Tupac in similar situations from their shootings.

Ave is out of jail on $500,000 bond and still facing charges stemming from the Irving Plaza shooting. He released the Roland Collinsproject while he was behind bars. Media personality Taxstone was arrested in January in connection to the shooting.

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Dope Boy Troy was also victim of a shooting during Christmas when he was hit in the arm and head while going to visit his family in Brooklyn.

Tupac was shot at New York’s Quad Studios in 1994 where he was hit five times. He then died two years later after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.