dg-yola.jpgAtlanta rapper, DG Yola, was shot in the face in a failed robbery attempt on Saturday, March 24. Yola, who is signed to Power Hittas/Atlantic Records, was driving in Atlanta when he stopped at a red light and an unknown assailant shot him in the face. According to a statement released by Atlantic Records, the bullet went through one cheek and out the other. Yola was admitted to an Atlanta hospital where he is currently recovering. “He is already up and about and writing. Yola ain’t gonna let up,” his family said in a statement. “We respectfully request privacy and appreciate the well wishes and prayers of Yola’s fans during this time.” DG Yola’s debut album, Gutta World, is still set to be released this June.