Latifah Muhammad

Bobby V. Carjacked At Gunpoint In Atlanta


Bobby V. was the victim of a carjacking, at gunpoint in Atlanta Tuesday (Jan. 22). One of the suspects has already been arrested.

The R&B singer parked his 2013 Bentley outside of the Hot Beats Recording Studio, when he was approached by two men with guns. According to police, the crooner—born Robert Wilson— gave up his car without a fight, and the assailants drove away. He and other witnesses were able to identify one of the suspects, leading to his arrest.

Bobby,  tweeted about the incident earlier today, and was thankful that he wasn’t killed. “GOD saved me last night.. Thank u Lord life is so precious&we take it 4 granted!! Everything u wanna do, DO IT!pray&be thankful 4 wht u hav!” he wrote.

An off-duty lieutenant heard about the incident over a police radio, and found the car abandoned near the MARTA public transportation station.

A former artist on Ludacris’ Disturbing the Peace label, his last album, Dusk Till Dawn, dropped in 2012. He changed his stage name from Valentino to “V,” after being sued by and English singer of the same name. His estimated net worth is $6 million.



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  • BeautifulCapriquarius

    Thank God he didn’t try to play tough guy. Glad nobody got hurt.

  • MsOno

    He is not worth 6million!! He performed at a club out here in Los Angeles for $1500 last summer! People need to stop fakin the funk!

    • 987654

      How much are you getting for yours? How often are you touring? Speak what you know and go find out the rest. Hater

  • thetruth

    this is so sad! what is wrong with young black men? instead of going out and getting a job and earning their own money to buy a car they wanna carjack somebody at gunpoint!! this ish makes me so mad!! and then they just abandoned the car, so what the f was the point?? ninjas are so stupid!! I’m glad Bobby V is okay