Nas Hospitalized with Vertigo

Nas put a bit of a scare into hip hop fans on Friday [Jan 11] when he was rushed to a New York City hospital after experiencing some dizziness. The rap great was diagnosed with vertigo and spent several hours under a doctor’s care.

According to, God’s Son was forced to cancel a Friday morning appearance on Live with Kelly Michael due to the illness. Fortunately the medical scare was not serious and the rapper was released hours later.

“Peace y’all. I’m out of the ER doin alright. I’m on bed rest for a few. Apologies to everyone @ Live w/ Kelly Michael. I’ll make it up,” Nas wrote to fans on Twitter.

Nas recently wrapped up the 18-city Life is Good/Black Rage tour with Lauryn Hill on New Year’s Eve. The two month run started in Maryland back in October and ended with a hometown show at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and RB music.


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