Jim Jones reveals he was a victim of the pandemic: “COVID knocked the socks off Superman” 

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Jim Jones announced Monday he’s recovering from COVID-19.

“I urge everybody to stay safe out there. COVID is real,” the Dipset member said in an Instagram video. “I was runnin’ ‘round here thinking I was Superman and COVID knocked the socks off Superman.” He also wrote that the virus “is like a stray bullet it don’t care who it hits.”

The 45-year-old rapper added that he recently tested negative and is feeling much better.

“So I urge and encourage everybody to please continue to mask up, please continue with hand sanitizer, social distance as much as you can, try to stay away from as many packed and crowded places,” he said. “I really felt it and I don’t want nobody to feel like how I felt.”

As previously reported, two weeks ago Jones and fellow Dipset members Cam’ronJuelz Santana and Freekey Zekey battled The LOX in the latest edition of Verzuz, at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater in New York City. The two groups will perform on the The Rap Superheroes Tour with State Property, which consists of Beanie SigelFreewayPeedi PeediOschino and Omillio Sparks, and the duo Young Gunz. The seven-city tour kicks off September 16 in Atlanta, and wraps up October 1 in Milwaukee.

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