Hours of agony for the famous singer and his winner of French “Voice”, Kendji Girac, who is in serious condition after being shot in the chest. Authorities say, according to the BBC, that he has escaped danger.

The unfortunate singer was taken to a hospital in Bordeaux after the shooting. French media reported that the initial talks involved mishandling the firearm. However, a source close to the investigation told AFP that police have not ruled out anything from their investigation.

Kendji Girac – real name Kendji Maille – is 27 years old, who grew up in the Catalan gypsy community. The artist was in Biscarosse for several days. The shooting took place near southwestern France, according to AFP.

Kendji Girac first rose to fame in 2013 after covering a song by rapper Gims. The following year, he won the French “Voice”. He has released five studio albums, most recently ‘L’École de la Vie’ in 2022.

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His hits ‘Color Gitano’ and ‘Andalouse’ have hundreds of millions of views on YouTube. About half a million people make up the gypsy community in France. Many live in the southwest of the country, where the singer grew up.