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Lil’ B Escapes Apartment Fire, Says He’s “Grateful To Be Alive”

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Bay Area rapper Lil’ B escaped a fire in his duplex early Thursday morning after his neighbor, a 15-year-old named Mateo Ysmael, pounded on his door and told him what was happening.

“I’m just grateful to be alive,” Lil’ B told local news. “If that kid didn’t come knocking on my door…

“I’ve got to thank the Contra Costa Fire folks for doing such an amazing job keeping it contained,” he continued. “They were extraordinary. It could’ve been so much worse than it was. Like I said, I’m grateful to be alive.”

McCartney, who the article incorrectly calls “McCart,” also took to Twitter after the accident to ask for money. The article says he lost many of his “costumes” and some of his music. We hope he’s okay.

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