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Wu-Tang Clan Speak Out After Rapper, Andre Johnson, Cuts Off Penis, Leaps Off Balcony

17/04/2014 10:15 BST | Updated 17/04/2014 10:59 BST

Wu-Tang Clan have denied any links to rapper Andre Johnson, who cut off his penis before throwing himself over a balcony in LA on Wednesday morning.

"Parental Advisory : Don’t Believe The HYPE. This Mother F*cker Ain’t Got Sh*t to do with The WUTANG Brand," the group posted on their website today, following initial news reports that tied the rapper - known as Christ Bearer - to the collective.

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Police said Johnson, who works with the group Northstar, attempted self-dismemberment at an apartment in North Hollywood. No hard drugs were reportedly involved.

TMZ reported doctors were unable to reattach his penis.

The 40-year-old was found lying on the sidewalk with critical injuries at around 1am and rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to TMZ.

A man who was inside the apartment went Johnson jumped told TMZ "there was most definitely blood", adding of his motive: "He must have had a lot on his mind, that ain't something normal."

A rep for the Wu-Tang Clan said the rapper was nothing to do with them, insisting they have never heard of him before.

They told The Mirror: "He is not of any affiliation to Wu-Tang Clan or any of its subsidiaries. No one here has ever seen or heard of this fool until now."