younger brother of Kurupt, was involved in a near-fatal car accident on January
2nd, after a drunk driver collided head-on with his vehicle.
Apparently Roscoe was driving with three other passengers when struck by a 19-year-old
female that caused their vehicle to flip twice, leaving the rapper's vehicle
sandwiched in between two cars in traffic.
According to Kurupt, "Roscoe's car was crushed like a soda can."
arrived on the scene they were unable to revive Roscoe-who received wounds to
the collarbone and head-and he was pronounced dead and toe tagged.
minutes later the young rapper began breathing again and was placed in critical
Roscoe has since been upgraded to stable condition and is recovering at home
with family. Six others were also injured in the wreck.
Prior to the accident, Roscoe was hard at work on the mixtape "Cali Untouchable
Radio Pt. 5: YA" featuring DJ Strong and DJ Warrior of the Cali Untouchable
YA stands for Youth Authority, a group that features Roscoe and Kurupt, as well
as Young Tone, Bigg Tri aka Lil' Kurupt, Young Bizzle, Y.G., Lil' Tri, Slow,
Phlert, Baby Phlert, T.K. aka Tiny Kurupt, Young Mel aka Baby Tri, Nuc aka Tiny
Tri, and Kurupt.
The mixtape will be accompanied by an exclusive DVD of unseen footage of Roscoe,
Kurupt and the YA.