By Rob Markman
Rick Ross gave the hip-hop community quite the scare on Friday when he suffered two separate medical emergencies, which led him to be hospitalized twice. Ross’ Maybach Music Group, his rap collaborators and hip-hop fans sent digital well wishes through out the day spawning a number of Ross related trending topics on Twitter. Though they were on the set of Birdman’s “Y.U. Mad” video on Friday night in Miami, the Young Money/Cash Money family all prayed that Rozay makes a speedy recovery.
“We actually been talking about him and praying for him on the trailer because he’s such a crucial part of hip-hop right now and we’re just hoping he’s healthy,” Nicki Minaj told MTV News. “That’s all we can do is pray and hope that he gets some rest and comes back stronger.”
After the rapper suffered an unspecified medical situation while aboard an airplane en route to a Memphis, Tennessee performance the aircraft had to make an emergency landing and Rozay was taken to the hospital according to reports. The Bawse appeared to be okay and even posted a video to his Twitter account stating that he was ready to continue with his plans to perform in Memphis.
While aboard a private jet, Rozay suffered a second medical scare, forcing an emergency landing in Birmingham, Alabama where he still remains. Though Ross’ medical condition however has not been officially confirmed, it is widely believed the “B.M.F.” MC experienced two seizures. TMZ is reporting that the rapper will perform tonight at a show in North Carolina.
“Ross is a friend of the family I sure hopes he’s alright,” Birdman said.
Ross has more than his fair share of YMCMB collaborations. He and Birdman have often talked about releasing an entire album together. Rozay is also a guest on Lil Wayne’s “John,” while Weezy returned the favor on Ross’ “9 Piece.” Young Money president Mack Maine described more than a working relationship with the Bawse however. “I pray the homey’s good man. That’s super-fam, that’s my brother,” he said. “That’s my brother minus the music. You don’t run across too many real cats in this fake industry period and that’s a real dude.”