Rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been
hospitalised in Chicago after another
attack in his ongoing bout with epilepsy.
TMZ reports that Lil Wayne, (real name
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) was
hospitalized Sunday in Chicago after he
was found unconscious in his hotel room
at the Westin on Michigan Avenue after
suffering at least one seizure.
The New Orleans emcee was rushed to
Northwestern Memorial, where sources
claim he suffered yet another seizure.
It is understood that the latest attack
has torpedoed his scheduled Sunday
night performance in Las Vegas, despite
pressure from his reps to have him
Doctors reportedly advised against the
discharge, saying he should be grounded
for a few days.
Wayne, 34, has long suffered from the
neurological disorder and has been
hospitalised several times in recent
years, including a six-day stay in 2013,
and following an incident on a cross-
country flight in 2016.
The Lollipop rapper opened up about his
epilepsy, which causes recurring
seizures, in 2013.
“No warning, no nothing, I don’t feel sick.
I get headaches real bad. And the
headaches? I didn’t get no headaches or
nothing,” he said on MTV’s “RapFix Live.
Wayne, who is presently on tour, is
supposed to perform at Drais Beachclub
in Vegas at midnight alongside Rae
Sremmurd, but there are suspicions he is
still at the hospital.
His reps are yet to comment on the