Lil Wayne hospitalized after seizures: reports

Grammy-winning rap star Lil Wayne has been taken to hospital after suffering a seizure and being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, according to TMZ.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA AND LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL / CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT HANDOUT / REUTERS) – Grammy award-winning rapper Lil Wayne was rushed to hospital on Sunday (Sept 3) after suffering a seizure, according to TMZ.

Reports say the 34-year-old was found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room and that he suffered a second seizure at the hospital.

The incident comes after the rap star was treated for minor seizures last year.

He spent several days in hospital in 2013, later telling a local radio station that he’s epileptic and prone to seizures.

Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., had been set to perform in Las Vegas late Sunday night.