Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Rap mogul Rick Ross suffers heart attack, put on life support •Diddy, Snoop Dogg, other stars call for prayers

By News Express on 03/03/2018

Views: 1,610

•Rap mogul Rick Ross
•Rap mogul Rick Ross

Missy Elliott, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Snoop Dogg are among stars urging fans to “pray” for the rapper Rick Ross, who has reportedly been hospitalised and put on life support after suffering a heart attack.

Ross was hospitalised early Thursday morning after he was found unresponsive in his Florida home by police and emergency teams, according to Billboard.

An ambulance took the 42-year-old Florida native to a hospital, where he was treated for respiratory issues.

Officials told the Blast they considered the call serious because Ross has a history of seizures, and a 911 caller said that Ross was just “nodding his head.”

TMZ is reporting that Ross is being treated in the hospital’s cardiac unit.

Doctors are reportedly treating him with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a form of life support in which blood is oxygenated outside of the body before it’s pumped back into it.

The musician and entrepreneur has received the support of his famous friends on Twitter, including many in the hip-hop world. Elliott wrote: “I BELIEVE in the Power of Prayer. Sending Prayers up for Rick Ross.”

Combs said: “Let’s all pray for Rick Ross.” Snoop Dogg said he was praying for “my guy Rick Ross” and added: “Hope you pull thru my brotha.”

“Everyone pray for my buddy RickRoss to get well soon!” rapper Gucci Mane wrote.

The actor and comedian Martin Lawrence tweeted: “Prayers up for Rick Ross and his family.”

The rapper Fat Trel, who is signed to Ross’s record label, said Ross was “good” and was not on life support. He posted on Instagram: “JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE... HE GOOD... HE IN DA HOSPITAL BUT HE IS NOT ON “LIFE SUPPORT” ... HE GOOD.”

Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, suffered two seizures within the space of six hours in 2011.

A representative for Ross did not immediately return a request for comment.

•Pieced together from reports by The Guardian and Huff Post.

 

Source News Express

Posted 03/03/2018 8:42:01 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Abduction of Chibok schoolgirls high point of terrorism...

Faleke rejects election as Kogi deputy governor

5 suspected armed robbers, cultists over-powered at Anambra...

Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs — NSCDC...

Rights group tackles Buhari over request for emergency...

Bomb explosion: French police arrest 2 suspects

Activists write National Assembly, list dangers and consequences...

What we hope to achieve with Biographies for...

Critical oil and gas national assets under serious...

EFCC goes after Ladoja

Federal High Court commences annual vacation

Police IG Suleiman Abba refuses to recognise Tambuwal...

 

Latest News Cultists on rampage in Lagos Drama as Atiku’s witness weeps at election tribunal African spymasters storm Abuja, establish database to track terrorist fighters across continent Ruga: Abia Govt. scrutinises land sales above 5 hectares UNIJOS unveils world’s first anti-snake vaccine 7 suspected cultists face robbery, assault charge Don’t obey Northern Elders’ order to quit South, Buhari tells Fulani herdsmen Police restrict protests to only one location in Abuja Why we are giving appointments in batches — Okowa •Swears-in 8 Special Advisers Ekiti expends N3.9bn on pensions Fish out Funke Olakunrin’s killers without delay — Classmates Kidnapping, robbery: Police arrests 53 suspects in Abia

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (508,664 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (431,140 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (372,964 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (316,460 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (282,036 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (246,973 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (238,839 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (222,580 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (220,891 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (208,440 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,129 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (186,766 views)

 

NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (96) Business & Economy (4,354) Business Verdict (76) Columnists (1,070) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (635) Features (778) Global Business Monitor (395) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,719) Interview (192) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (163) Maggie's Blog (338) News (48,745) Opinion (1,290) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,164) Religion (1,050) Sports (2,098) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera