Rich the Kid Robbed and Attacked at Studio

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Rich the Kid was reportedly outside of the studio when the incident happened, while Usher was inside.

The gunman, who has not been identified, opened fire as he ran away from the studio.

Witnesses told TMZ that as many as 10 shots were fired outside the Westlake Recording Studio on Tuesday afternoon. A rep for Rich the Kid revealed that he was doing okay after the incident, while one of his bodyguards was badly pistol-whipped.

LAPD investigators are now on the hunt for the suspect or suspects, who reportedly fled the scene with a ton of cash and jewelry.

County Sheriff deputies are swarming the studio and surrounding blocks right now, searching for suspects and collecting evidence.

Four hours ago Rich the Kid posted a picture to his instagram page holding wads of cash with the caption "for motivational purposes only". The other is covered by a cast.

Rich The Kid was outside when it all went down, and it appears he was the focus of the robbery.

Thankfully, it is being reported that nobody was hit by the bullets which means that they are generally unharmed.

The likes of Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Shakira, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Quincy Jones have all recorded at Westlake in recent years.

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