BREAKING: “The Git Up” Hitmaker Blanco Brown Hospitalized Following Head-On Collision

“The Git Up” hitmaker Blanco Brown was involved in a head-on collision on Monday evening (Aug. 31) near his home in Atlanta, Georgia, according to a statement from his label BBR Music Group.

According to the statement, Brown suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a 12-hour surgery to address those traumas. He is currently in ICU and additional required surgeries are expected. No other details were available at press time.

Brown earned a 3x multi-Platinum certification from the RIAA for his smash hit “The Git Up,” which stayed atop Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart for 12 weeks. The song went viral after a social video of Blanco performing a dance to the song became popular and earned nearly three billion views and millions of user-generated videos using #TheGitUpChallenge.

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