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Friday 27 February 2015

Lil Wayne in new seizure scare

FILE - In this March 1, 2012 file photo, Lil Wayne performs at the Caesars Entertainment "Escape To Total Rewards" concert, in Los Angeles.  The multiplatinum rapper was hospitalized on Friday night, March 15, 2013, and reps confirmed he was "recovering." A person close to the superstar rapper's camp who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter confirmed to The Associated Press that Lil Wayne had a seizure. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Lil Wayne has been taken to hospital after having had a seizure (AP)

Multi-platinum rapper Lil Wayne was said to be recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a seizure.

He tweeted to his fans: "I'm good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love."

A person close to the superstar's camp confirmed Lil Wayne had a seizure and was recovering. The 30-year-old rapper has a history of seizures in recent years that have led to previous hospital visits.

New Orleans native Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Carter, is due to release his 10th album, I Am Not A Human Being, on March 26.

Members of the rapper's Young Money camp denied some reports that Lil Wayne was fighting for his life.

Before the tweet from Lil Wayne's account, rapper Mack Maine tweeted: "Wayne is alive and well! We watching the Syracuse game...thanks for the prayers and concern. he will update you all soon."

Rapper Birdman, Lil Wayne's mentor, also downplayed reports that Lil Wayne was in a grave condition, tweeting: My son is in good spirit..feelin much betta...be home soon."

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