NBA YoungBoy doesn’t see a bright future for himself. In an iMessage conversation shared to rapper/producer Khris James’ Instagram Stories on Thursday (May 19), the Baton Rouge native revealed he’s anticipating jail time or death “very soon.”
“Lol bitch I’m headed to a cell or the grave very soon I wouldn’t give a fuck what her or who thought,” NBA YoungBoy wrote in the text. “‘Murder me’ I wish the best for all y’all hoes and n-ggas.”
Khris James is credited on several of NBA YoungBoy’s projects including Top, Still Flexin, Still Steppin and 38 Baby 2. YoungBoy has recent history in jail, having been released in October 2021 following a March 2021 arrest as one of 16 people hit with gun and drug possession charges.
Earlier this week, Akademiks claimed NBA YoungBoy turned down a $25 million deal to re-sign with Atlantic Records.
“NBA YoungBoy is leaving,” he said. “He will not be resigning. He didn’t like their offers. I can tell you they offered him like $25 million, and he turned it down. He don’t want it. He’s good. He don’t want the money. He doesn’t want to be in a record deal anymore with Atlantic. He wants to be completely free. He wants to be independent. He wants to do his thing.”
“Why black ball me I’m the good guy !!!??” he wrote in February. “I was going #1 two weeks straight with a mixtape so they took it down off the charts. I don’t give a fuck you still can’t stop me don’t sign to Atlantic if you a artist they not gone support you especially if you live a certain way.”
He also told other artists not to sign with the label: “Don’t sign to Atlantic. Trust me.”