Seizures Send Lil Wayne to the Hospital

Rapper has to cancel show after being found unconscious in Chicago hotel room
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2017 8:21 AM CDT
In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Lil Wayne performs during Hot 97's "Busta Rhymes & Friends: Hot For The Holidays" at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.   (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
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(Newser) – Seizures again landed Lil Wayne in the hospital on Sunday, reports TMZ, forcing the rapper to cancel a show Sunday night in Las Vegas. Wayne was found unconscious in his hotel room after suffering at least one seizure, then another after he was taken to the hospital. It's not the first time his epilepsy has sidelined him—he ended up in the ICU after suffering seizures four years ago. "This wasn't my first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh," he told an interviewer later, per the BBC. "I have had a bunch of seizures, you just never hear about them." He attributes stress, overwork, and lack of rest as factors. (Read more Lil Wayne stories.)

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