Wu-Tang Affiliated Rapper Cuts Off His Own Penis, Attempts Suicide

(Facebook/ChristBearer of Northstar)

(Facebook/ChristBearer of Northstar)

Andre Johnson, a rapper with ties to the Wu Tang Clan, cut off his penis in a bizarre suicide attempt, TMZ reported Wednesday. The gossip site originally reported that Johnson is the rapper Andre Roxx, but changed its story later in the day and said Johnson goes by the name Christ Bearer.

Here’s what you need to know:

1. TMZ Says He Jumped Off an Apartment Building

The gossip site reports that Johnson jumped off of a second-story apartment building in North Hollywood, California. He was found on a sidewalk at around 1 a.m. on April 16.

CNN confirmed the incident with LAPD Sergeant William Mann.

2. A Video Featuring Christ Bearer Was Posted Yesterday

Christ Bearer & Rugged Monk "OOOH!" (Official Music Video)Subscribe to BamSukkaTv on Youtube. Video by Bob Daff. Buy Christ Bearer's latest album here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/christ-bearer-tha-killa-beez/id686179213 Christ Bearer aka Andre Johnson (Northstar) and Rugged Monk (Black Knights) with a new visual for their track "OOOH!" Produced by SkareKrow. @BamSukkaTV. Follow CB on Twitter @Wubearer and Rugged Monk @Ruggedmonk Look out for more West Coast Killa Beez videos coming soon and Subscribe above to never miss a Beat. Buy Black Knights Medieval Chamber from Rugged Monk and Crisis Tha Sharpshooter here : https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/medieval-chamber/id797871498 Wu-Tang2014-04-15T19:14:52.000Z

The video above, featuring Christ Bearer and a rapper named Rugged Monk went up on YouTube just yesterday. Rugged Monk is a member of the Black Knights. It’s the official music video for the song “OOH!”

3. Christ Bearer is Part of a Group Called Northstar

This list of Wu-Tang affiliates lists Bearer as a member of Northstar. The group’s other member is Meko The Pharaoh. The Wikipedia entry says Northstar used to record under the name Black Knights of the North Star before the group broke into Northstar and the California Black Knights.

4. Wu-Tang Has Many Associate Groups and Artists

Wu-Tang Clan – Triumph (Explicit Video) ft. CappadonnaOfficial music video for "Triumph" by Wu-Tang Clan Watch the 36 Chambers Film here: https://Certified.lnk.to/FTC_WuTang!triumph Listen to Wu-Tang Clan now: https://Certified.lnk.to/WuTangTT!triumph As featured on The Essential. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/WTCEiTunes?IQid=WuTCTriumph Google Play: http://smarturl.it/WTCTrPlay?IQid=WuTCTriumph Amazon: http://smarturl.it/WTCEaz?IQid=WuTCTriumph More from Wu-Tang Clan Method Man: https://youtu.be/PEnwXYJcSZc C.R.E.A.M.: https://youtu.be/PBwAxmrE194 Da Mystery Of Chessboxin': https://youtu.be/pJk0p-98Xzc Gravel Pit: https://youtu.be/Of-lpfsBR8U More great Classic R&B videos here: http://smarturl.it/ClassicRNB?IQid=WuTCTriumph Follow Wu-Tang Clan Website: http://www.wutangclan.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wutangclan Twitter: https://twitter.com/wutangclan Instagram: https://instagram.com/wutangbrand/ Subscribe to Wu-Tang Clan on YouTube: http://smarturl.it/WTCSub?IQid=WuTCTriumph ——— Lyrics: What y'all thought y'all wasn't gon' see me? I'm the Osirus of this s**t Wu-Tang is here forever, motherfucker It's like this ninety-seven Aight my n***az and my n***arettes Let's do it like this I'ma rub your ass in the moonshine Let's take it back to seventy-nine [Inspectah Deck] I bomb atomically, Socrates' philosophies and hypothesis can't define how I be droppin these mockeries, lyrically perform armed robbery Flee with the lottery, possibly they spotted me Battle-scarred shogun, explosion when my pen hits tremendous, ultra-violet shine blind forensics I inspect you, through the future see millenium Killa B's sold fifty gold sixty platinum Shacklin the masses with drastic rap tactics Graphic displays melt the steel like blacksmiths Black Wu jackets queen B's ease the guns in Rumble with patrolmen, tear gas laced the function Heads by the score take flight incite a war Chicks hit the floor, diehard fans demand more Behold the bold soldier, control the globe slowly Proceeds to blow swingin swords like Shinobi Stomp grounds and pound footprints in solid rock Wu got it locked, performin live on your hottest block2013-04-30T07:00:15.000Z

The Wu-Tang Clan is made up of several MCs who are considered to to be its main members, but the group is also connected to associated hip-hop acts who are referred to as “Killa Beez” and “Wu Fam”. These affiliate rappers usually receive some type of financial, musical and production support from the main Clan members. In addition to Northstar, some of the more popular “Killa Beez” and “Wu Fam” rappers/groups include A.I.G., American Cream Team, C.C.F Division and Brooklyn Zu.

5. Johnson is in Critical Condition

He was rushed to Cedars Sinai, where he is in critical condition, according to TMZ.

It’s Not Clear What Doctors Will be Able to Do

It’s not clear if doctors are attempting penis reattachment surgery.

It’s been a tough few months for Wu-Tang’s associates. In December, Shyheim Franklin was charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Staten Island.