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Remember this 90s R&B singer? He shot himself in the neck but survived

Mary Scott
Sep 07, 2018
08:18 A.M.

The 90s R&B crooner was quite famous in the 90s and early 2000s, especially among the ladies. Apart from surviving a bullet going through his neck, he also gave Beyoncé her first starring role in his music video.

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Case Woodard, known simply as Case, was a fan favorite with his soulful voice and memorable lyrics. He had hit singles like “Touch Me, Tease Me,” “Missing You,” and “Happily Ever After” where he featured Beyoncé.

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Much of Case’s popularity also came from his singles being featured as movie soundtracks. The 42-year-old generally had a good run until around 2006 when he parted ways with his record label at the time, Def Jam.

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Narrating his situation at the time, Case said:

“I recorded a couple more songs with them and then we started to have too many problems. I saw the writing on the wall, so I decided to leave Def Jam. As you know, that’s not an easy thing to do – all the legal wrangling. …I had to figure out what the next move was going to be and I wasn’t sure if that was to go to another major label or go independent. I wasn’t quite sure exactly what I was going to do.”

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The label stalled the release of his album for almost two years, resulting in a nasty battle. He eventually released the album, “The Rose Experience” in 2009 under an independent label.

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In an interview with Kiss FM, the “Shook Up” singer also explained why he had been off the music scene for a long time. He spoke about the time he shot himself in the throat:

“Originally I was going to take time off to spend time with the family; with the kids, and moved down to Atlanta to be closer to them. During that time I had started working on the album, doing little things here and there just trying to put all the pieces together. Then, I had an accident in ’02 where I accidentally shot myself in the throat, so that put things on hold for a minute.”

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He also revealed on TV One’s “Unsung” that the gunshot was fired during an argument with a girlfriend. Case is now married to the mother of his third child and is now living in Atlanta to be closer to his other two kids from a previous relationship.

Watch Case talk about where he's been all these years:

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