Do you enjoy the performance of Lil Tjay? Do you want to know what happened to him?

The famous American rapper and singer has faced many controversies in recent days. In this article, you will know what controversy he had to face. So keep reading this article to know what happened to Lil Tjay in 2022?

Who is Lil Tjay?

Tione Jayden who is also known as Lil Tjay is a famous American rapper and singer. He was born on April 30, 2001. Lli Tjay is his professional name. He chose his stage name from his first and middle name. Bronx, that is a borough of New York City, is Tione’s birth place and he has also spent his childhood there.

He grew up with his single mother and two siblings. Tjay considered himself a problematic child among three of them as he committed robberies and got involved in school fights.

Tjay had been arrested and kept at a youth detention center due to a robbery case that happened when he was 15 years old. He started his professional journey at the detention center by writing many hit rap songs. Resume is one of these songs.

The Career of Lil Tjay

Lil Tjay embarked on the journey of releasing his songs in 2016. He tasted success by releasing his debuted song titled Resume when he was only 16 years old.

He was appreciated by A&R due to his fantastic performance.

Tjay got the opportunity to sign with Columbia Records when he released the song Brothers which became the biggest hit song.

Only within the first ten months of his career, his five tracks recorded one million plays on Sound Cloud. His other tracks include Brothers, Resume, Goat, and Leaked.

In 2020 he released an Extended Play (EP) comprising seven songs which became quite popular in New York City. His single 20/20 reached 94 on the chart.

In July 2020, the track Mood Swings reached number 17 on the Hot 100. He was also included in XXL’s 2020 Freshman Class. Lil Tjay talked about a new project as well. His Calling my Phone was released in collaboration with 6lack who is a popular American singer.

They were also accompanied by a music video directed by Cam Busby.

Why was Lil Tjay in Hospital?

Recently there was some news related to Lil Tjay’s health. His fans got shocked by the news of his hospitalization when he shared the same on March 26, 2022. Although he consoled his fans with a promise of returning by saying  “All good, don’t worry about me. I’m fine. I’ll be back soon! Love you guys”, his fans showed concern for his health. He shared a small clip of a video from the hospital bed. However, he had not shared precisely what had happened to him.

After news of his health got shared about his health, his fans showed immense support for him. Some of his fans wished him for his early recovery as well.

This is not the first time that his fans have shown concern. Last year, a rumor had circulated that he was found dead at his own home. Therefore many of his fans started asking if Lil Tjay was shot.

Did Lil Tjay get Shot?

A rumor circulated that Lil Tjay was dead, which was later proved wrong. The hoax circulated due to an article that convinced people that Tjay was dead. It was mentioned in the article that he got shot three times which proved to be wrong. The purpose of the article was to prank his friends. If you also have come across such an article, you can be sure that Lil Tjay is not dead and is entirely okay.


Within a short period, Lil Tjay won millions of fans’ hearts due to his fabulous performances and that made him close to the hearts of many of his fans. His recent video from the hospital bed has made his fans anxious regarding his health but as he ensured, we hope that he will be back on stage very soon.