Dr. Dre Suffers Brain Aneurysm
Sensational American rapper, record producer, Dr Dre has suffered a brain aneurysm and is now receiving treatment at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
The rapper and producer whose real name is Andre Young was rushed by ambulance to the medical centre’s intensive care unit on Monday. Though TMZ reports that Dre is “stable and lucid,” more on his condition wasn’t said.
55-year-old Dre on Tuesday night, issued a statement addressed to his friends, family and fans on social media.
“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 rapper will also be having a divorce from his estranged wife, Nicole Young, due for a hearing on Wednesday January 6. Young filed for divorce in June 2020, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple married in 1996 and have two adult children together.
Dre who remains one of the top earners in hip-hop, surpassing Sean “Diddy” Combs when Beats Electronics, the company he launched in 2008 alongside longtime friend and collaborator Jimmy Iovine, was sold off to Apple for $3 billion in 2014. The former co-owner of Death Row Records and N.W.A co-founder also produced the 2015 N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton.”