The Internet is buzzing over an Instagram photo that shows rapper NBA YoungBoy apparently overdosed on the floor of his Utah house.

The Feb 1 photo shows NBA YoungBoy lying on the floor next to a bottle of pills and a styrofoam cup.

Rappers sometimes drink lean or prescription cough syrup out of styrofoam cups.

“[And] that’s why I don’t pick up my phone when it ring,” the photo caption reads.

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The quote references a Lil Peep song titled “Star Shopping.” Lil Peep (pictured) died from a drug overdose on November 15, 2017 at age 21.

YoungBoy’s fans say the photo is a cry for help from the rapper who has spent over 800 days on house arrest in Utah.
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The rapper expressed his frustration over his deteriorating mental health in an interview with Bootleg Kev last month.

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The interview was conducted after a judge relaxed his house arrest conditions, allowing him more visitors for his mental health.

“I real-life hate this sh*t,” he said. “This sh*t take a toll on me, my wife. I’m not that strong. I cry a lot, literally. I’m at a point I know it’s OK [to cry].”

NBA YoungBoy is on house arrest while awaiting trial on a gun charge. The trial is scheduled to begin in July.

He faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty. The charges stem from a 2020 arrest in his hometown of Baton Rouge.

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