Rygin King continues to count his lucky stars after he was shot and injured during an attempt on his life earlier this year.

Among the things he is thankful for, the Dancehall artiste revealed on Thursday that he was happy to be alive for his kids.

“😂 so glad am alive mi youth them mean everything to me,” Rygin King captioned a video of his kids promoting his new single.

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The Montego Bay Dancehall artiste addressed his shooting incident in “Mission”, his latest offering produced by Reno Don Musiq and Rygin Trap Records.

Mission starts with the playing of Television Jamaica’s news report of him being shot, unfazed the deejay is quick at the draws as he delivers motivation through music.

“Ah just time / tell dem seh mi seen the signs / Mi live and mi learn inna this life of crime,” Rygin sings. To the culprits that shot and injured him, the artiste sent out a warning, “Tell dem seh we nah dead fi now because wi nuh ready fi dead.”

Rygin King then sings about his “Mission” of getting rich and talking care of his family.

The “Tuff” deejay, real name Matthew Smith was shot and injured on Sunday, June 28 after leaving a funeral in Westmoreland.

Reports are that he was travelling in a convoy in Bethel Town when one of the cars was involved in a collision. While repairs were being done another car drove up and a passenger alighted and peppered the bystanders with bullets, including the deejay.

A woman, 28-year-old, Sashalee Blackwood was shot and killed in the incident, while another recording artiste, Goon, was shot in his foot.