Lil Wayne hospitalised after being found unconscious due to multiple seizures

LIL Wayne was rushed to hospital after he was found unresponsive in a hotel room.

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HOSPITALISED: Lil Wayne was found unconscious in his hotel room after suffering seizures

The rapper is currently receiving treatment in Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was transferred Sunday night.

A representative for Lil Wayne — real name Dwayne Michael Carter — has confirmed to TMZ that he suffered multiple seizures.

The 34-year-old is currently resting, and his upcoming shows in Las Vegas have been cancelled.

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ILLNESS: The rapper, here with mentee Nicki Minaj, suffers from epilepsy

This isn’t the first time the dad-of-four has been forced to postpone shows due to illness.

The How To Love musician suffered seizures last year, whilst onboard a flight.

In 2013 – after spending several days in a Los Angeles medical facility – Lil Wayne opened up to Power 106 radio station about his epilepsy.

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GOOD WILL: Fans have flooded social media with messages of support for Lil Wayne

“Let’s pray for Lil Wayne. He will beat this”

A concerned fan

Following the Cash Money star’s hospitalisation last night, fans have flooded social media with messages of support.

One concerned follower tweeted: “I’m honestly worried. I hope Lil Wayne is OK. I love you.”

Another said: “Please send your prayers to Wayne. He needs us.”

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RAPPERS UNITED: The musician kickstarted the careers of Nicki Minaj and Drake

“Let’s pray for Lil Wayne. He will beat this,” a hopeful fan wrote.

Carter famously signed a deal with Cash Money Records when he was just nine years old.

In recent years, he has been responsible for kickstarting the careers of fellow rappers Drake and Nicki Minaj.




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