According to J Da Kidd, his crew used to be cool with Lil Jay's crew since they shared a mutual friend, however, when that link got locked up, their relationship soured. J Da Kidd also hinted that Lil Jay's crew might have been the reason he got locked up. In 2015, Lil Jay and some of his crew members attempted to rob J Da Kidd, which ended in a shootout. When the dust settled, J Da Kidd was shot 5 times, and one of Lil Jay's friends was dead. Lil Jay was later charged for the death of his friend and sentenced to 5 years.