Lil Wayne has been hospitalized after suffering a seizure
Late Sunday evening, TMZ reported that rapper Lil Wayne had been hospitalized after suffering an epileptic seizures. Apparently, the 34-year-old was found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room on Sunday afternoon and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he had another seizure. As a result, Lil Wayne missed a Las Vegas show where he was scheduled to perform that night, but instead remained hospitalized.
Lil Wayne’s rep confirmed the rapper had experienced “multiple seizures” and was forced to cancel his Vegas gig at Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub.
According to the site, the Grammy-winning rapper was hoping to be discharged in time to make the show, but doctors advised him not to fly due to his condition.
Unfortunately, this isn’t Lil Wayne’s first time dealing with major seizures.
Lil Wayne’s plane was forced to make an emergency exit twice in one week when he experienced back-to-back seizures in July of 2016, after which the rapper publicly revealed that he suffers from epilepsy; He apparently fell ill after running out of his medication. In 2013, Wayne spent time in the intensive care unit in Los Angeles after a series of life-threatening seizures. He explained that his health scare was due to stress, saying “The reason being for the seizures is just plain stress, no rest, overworking myself. That’s just typical me though.”
Wayne is set to hit the stage on September 17 at the Paid Dues Festival in Los Angeles. Here’s to hoping he has a safe, speedy recovery.