Watch: Dr Dre recovering well after being admitted to hospital
Dr. Dre has reassured fans he is “doing great” after he was rushed to hospital with a reported brain aneurism.
According to gossip website TMZ, the 55-year-old rapper was rushed by ambulance to Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles on Monday 4 January after falling ill.
Dr. Dre told his 5.2 million Instagram followers on Tuesday: “Thanks to my family, friends and fans for their interest and well wishes.
“I’m doing great and getting excellent care from my medical team. I will be out of the hospital and back home soon.
“Shout out to all the great medical professionals at Cedars. One Love!!”
The record producer – whose real name is Andre Romelle Young – is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records.
His friends in the music industry were quick to offer him their support on social media.
LL Cool J tweeted: “Dre is recovering nicely.”
Dre is recovering nicely. ✊🏾
— LLCOOLJ (@llcoolj) January 6, 2021
Ice Cube asked his fans: “Send your love and prayers to the homie Dr. Dre.”
Send your love and prayers to the homie Dr. Dre. pic.twitter.com/dWSgzunpjj
— Ice Cube (@icecube) January 6, 2021
And 50 Cent wrote: “get well dre, stress kills relax, [sic]”
get well dre, 🤦♂️stress kills relax, 😳 pic.twitter.com/3RpycVHeWx
— 50cent (@50cent) January 6, 2021
Dr. Dre has admitted in the past to working extremely hard and being a “perfectionist” when it comes to making music.
The hip-hop mogul is currently in the middle of a divorce battle with his estranged wife Nicole Young.
She filed for divorce in July 2020 citing irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage, and has asked a judge to reject the prenuptial agreement she signed in 1996, claiming Dr. Dre ripped it up.
The couple have two children together: 23-year-old son Truice and 19-year-old daughter Truly.
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