Singer Blanco Brown undergoes surgery after car accident

04 Septembre, 2020, 09:49 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Singer Blanco Brown undergoes surgery after car accident

The 35-year-old, real name Bennie Amey III, suffered "significant injuries" in the Monday night collision, and was rushed into emergency surgery at a local medical centre, where he is now resting following the 12-hour operation.

The American country singer and producer Blanco Brown, best known for his 2019 hit The Git Up, has sustained "significant injuries" in a crash and is now in Intensive Care in the USA state of Georgia following surgery. He is now in ICU and additional required surgeries are expected.

He suffered "significant injuries and was taken to a local hospital" and "underwent a 12-hour surgery and he is now in the ICU...expected to undergo additional surgeries", ET Canada reported on Thursday (September 3). No other details were available at press time.

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The song spent 12 weeks atop Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and reached No. 14 on the all-genre Hot 100 chart.

Brown had co-written or co-produced songs for Pitbull, Fergie, Monica and 2Chainz before entering the field as a country artist.

"The Git Up" was often cited as a companion piece to Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" in a wave of country/hip-hop fusion a year ago. He's since collaborated with Diplo and Parmalee, and released both a self-titled EP and a full-length album, Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs.


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