Rapper SPICE 1 is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot in the chin and chest on Monday morning (03Dec07). Spice 1 - real name Robert L. Green, Jr. - was shot in Hayward, California in the early hours of Monday, but full details surrounding the shooting remain unclear. However, the star's manager, Six, has confirmed the reports, saying, "Yes, it's true. Right now, we're asking for everyone to keep Spice in their prayers." Six added that Green is expected to make a full recovery, because the bullet had just missed his heart. The hip-hop star is best known for his work in the early 1990s and has collaborated with artists including E-40, Redman and the late rap legend, Tupac Shakur.