Skinny DeVille, B. Stille, Ron Clutch and Fish Scales of Nappy Roots
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Nappy Roots rapper Fish Scales was reportedly kidnapped, robbed, and shot on Wednesday at Atlantucky Brewing in Castleberry Hill, Atlanta. He is currently in stable condition after he was shot in the leg.

Scales, whose real name is Melvin Adams Jr., was about to leave the Nappy Roots-owned Atlantucky Brewery at 11:00 p.m. when two unidentified men robbed him at gunpoint.

Atlanta Police Department responded to a call of a robbery at Atlantucky. According to the police, a brewery customer told them that he and Scales, who was identified as "the business owner," were walking to a parking deck when two men approached them. The 45-year-old rapper was forced to drive to his residence in Hapeville while the patron fled on foot. "Once in Hapeville the victim tried to flee and was shot by one of the suspects. The suspects fled. The victim went to a nearby house for help and the resident called police," the police added. Scales was then transported to the hospital.

"I am certainly relieved that my business partner and brother Scales is safe and recovering…that is what is most important," fellow Nappy Roots member Skinny, said speaking with WXIA of Atlanta. "We are certainly also praying for the patron who was shot outside the establishment."

Meanwhile, Nappy Roots released a statement on Thursday. "We are blessed to say that he is stable and in good spirits after suffering a leg injury. Luckily, none of our dedicated patrons of Atlantucky were at the scene or harmed during the robbery." They added, "We are so thankful our brother is safe and on the road to recovery." The hip-hop group also asked for "some privacy as we are trusting the Atlanta Police Dept in the ongoing investigation."

Nappy Roots also shared a picture of Scales in a hospital bed with the caption, "he is looking forward to getting back to work both on music and brewery."

Nappy Roots is popularly known for mega-hits like "Good Day" and "Awnaw." The alternative Southern rap group includes Kentucky natives Skinny DeVille, B. Stille and Ron Clutch, who released their commercial debut studio album, "Watermelon, Chicken & Grits," in 2002.

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