Dr. Dre says he will “be home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a brain aneurysm.
The rapper and producer said in Instagram post on Tuesday night He is grateful for the “good wishes”. TMZ, who was the first to report Dre’s hospitalization, said he suffered from a brain aneurysm on Monday and was recovering at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. The Los Angeles Times quoted sources as saying that he was in stable condition.
“I am doing a great job and getting excellent care from my medical team,” he said. “I’m going out of the hospital and coming home soon. Shout out to all the great medical professionals at Cedars. ONE LOVE !!”
His representative did not immediately respond to an email from the Associated Press.
TMZ said the 55-year-old was stable and pronounced but the doctors didn’t know the cause of the bleeding and ran the tests.
TMZ noted that he is “in the midst of a very controversial divorce with his estranged wife Nicole.”
Several musician artists and athletes praised Badri on social media on Tuesday. Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and LeBron James prayed for his recovery.
Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, has produced songs of Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and others. He has won six Grammys.
Born in Compton, Southern California, he launched into the music scene as a co-founding member of NWA, and produced the group’s first flagship album in 1988, “Straight Outta Compton”.
Dre has produced his own songs and multi-platinum albums, along with crafting music for several others including Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Nas, Busta Rhymes, The Jim and Anderson Buck. He has also found success outside of the rap genre, producing pop songs for Gwen Stefani and Mary J. Blige.
Dre founded Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine and six years later, they launched the live-streaming subscription service Beats Music. Apple acquired both in a $ 3 billion deal in 2014.