In Yella Beezy‘s new documentary series, Aint No Going Bacc: Yella Beezy Documentary, the rising rapper brings viewers back to his roots: his hometown of Dallas. The first of five Ryan Snyder-directed installments, premiered exclusively on XXL, shows the burgeoning star visiting the home where he lost his father to a fatal shooting.
“It was on Mother’s Day,” Beezy tells the camera, looking off into the distance. “I was turning 13 that October. I just remember we pulled up from like, the back way and my mama parked the car kind of where that orange little cone thing is right there and shit. She was like, ‘Something happened to your daddy.'”
He continues: “When I woke up, there was a lot of motherfucking people out here. I don’t know. He ain’t have no shoes on, so I don’t know if the gun knocked his shoes off or what. He was taking the snake in the house. I guess niggas crept up behind him and hit him up. They said he was laying on his back with his legs up type shit.”
He went on to explain how his family moved soon after the tragic incident. This was the first time he’d visited since.
“I be replaying that night in my head like all the motherfucking time,” said Beezy, who famously survived a drive-by shooting last year in Lewisville, Texas just as his breakout hit “That’s On Me” began to pop off.
Fans are also introduced to Yella’s mother, manager, grandmother and uncle in part one of the series, which will be rolled out online on a weekly basis. The first two episodes will be hosted on XXL‘s YouTube channel, while the final three will live on Yella Beezy’s account.
Watch the first episode of Yella Beezy’s documentary for yourself below.
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