Cash Money Records boss Birdman made sure to let fans know nothing will slow down his longtime protégé Lil Wayne‘s domination in the rap game by visiting the hospitalized music star and providing an update on his condition this weekend.
Along with Birdman, a handful of other notable entertainers like Young Money’s Drake and NBA star Chris Paul came through to see Weezy at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Some of hip hops biggest names are converging on Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to check in on Young Money’s Lil Wayne, RumorFix is reporting. Drake and Birdman visited Wayne after he reportedly had multiple seizures. Birdman tweeted on Friday, “My son is feelin Good.will be home real soon.YMCMB” Weezy also got a visit from LA Clippers guard Chris Paul and his wife. Unconfirmed reports say the famous rapper went on a binge of Sizzurp and doctors had to pump his stomach three times to get the drugs out. (RumorFix)
Details of Drake’s vistit surfaced online early Saturday (March 16).
Lil Wayne’s Young Money label mate Drake rolled into the hospital where Weezy was in critical condition late Friday night. Paps snapped shots of Drake walking with his head down in the Cedars Sinai Medical Center parking lot around 8:50PM … just around the end of visiting hours. TMZ broke the story … Wayne’s been in and out of Cedars this week — getting treatment for multiple seizures — and wound up in ICU after. Drake didn’t say anything about Wayne’s condition as he made his way to his car. Our sources tell us although he’s stable and slowly improving … docs are still watching him closely. (TMZ)
While not there in the physical form, hip-hop stars like T.I., Snoop Dogg and Roc Nation’s Jay Electronica have publicly reached out to Wayne.
After the news broke on Friday, rappers T.I. and Snoop Dogg and even Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas all took to Twitter to send their love. Today, fellow New Orleans MC Jay Electronica joined in and was joyed that Wayne appears to be doing better than initially reported. “@LilTunechi glad you’re well man. don’t us like that again. God ain’t finish w you yet. sincerely, another uptown n—a,” he wrote. (MTV)
A Young Money publicist confirmed Weezy suffered a seizure heading into the weekend.
Sarah Cunningham, a publicist with the Young Money record label, acknowledged that Lil Wayne had a seizure. The public relations department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Los Angeles hospital where the rapper is reportedly being treated, did not confirm or deny that Lil Wayne is there, per its policy. The rapper’s independent publicist, Kia Selby, said only, “Lil Wayne is doing well.” She strongly denied reports he was in a medically induced coma, as reported by TMZ. (CNN)