Lil Wayne Hospitalised After Suffering Seizures, Gig Cancelled

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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


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