Hours after he was nearly shot at outside a Midtown hotel, rapper Chief Keef told The Post that all is well — now that he’s 3,000 miles from the Big Apple. “Yeah, I’m good,” the 22-year-old said by phone after rushing back home to Los Angeles.
Keef, 22, whose given name is Keith Farrelle Cozart, told The Post he’s been feuding with 22-year-old Bushwick-born rival Tekashi 6ix9ine, whose given name is Daniel Hernandez.
“It’s just beef between me and the rapper 6ix9ine,” the Chicago-born rapper claimed.
Hernandez could not immediately be reached.
The two have been sparring online since Keef was featured on a Trippie Redd song, “I Kill People,” that threatened 6ix9ine, who retaliated with a since-deleted Instagram post questioning Keef’s street cred.
Keef told The Post that he’d been confronted by two would-be gunmen before dawn Saturday, as he went upstairs to his room at the W Hotel on Broadway near west 47th Street.
“I was just scared a little bit and I didn’t know what to do,” Keef told The Post.
“I went upstairs for a couple hours to cool off and I came back [outside]. I didn’t know they were waiting for me.”
Both men had guns, but only one fired a shot, he said.
Instead of striking Keef, the single, errant bullet struck the side of the W, sources told The Post.
The gunmen fled and were still being sought later Saturday.