Dr Dre almost died
BANG Showbiz – Aug 22, 2022 / 7:30 am | Story: 381248
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Dr Dre got here near loss of life after struggling a mind aneurysm in 2021.
The 57-year-old rap star spent two weeks on an intensive care unit final yr after struggling an aneurysm, and Dre has now revealed that his household have been even invited to the hospital to say their “final goodbyes”.
The hip-hop icon – whose actual title is Andre Younger – shared: “They allowed my household to come back in. I discovered later, they referred to as them up so they might say their final goodbyes as a result of they thought I used to be outta right here.”
Dre was underneath fixed medical care as he recovered from the aneurysm.
He defined on the ‘Exercise the Doubt’ podcast: “Due to what was happening in my mind, they needed to wake me up each hour on the hour for 2 weeks to do these checks, mainly trying like sobriety checks, like contact your nostril, rub your heel in your calf and all that s***.”
Dre carried out on the Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present earlier this yr alongside the likes of Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar.
Nonetheless, he almost withdrew amid fears he can be labelled a “sellout” due to the NFL’s perspective in direction of Colin Kaepernick, the previous San Francisco 49ers star and civil rights activist.
He stated: “I used to be completely involved about that.
“I truly referred to as a few shut buddies and stated, ‘Pay attention, I’m gonna pull out. I’m not going to do the present. As a result of I don’t know if I would like that smoke. I don’t know if I would like the backlash after doing the present and probably trying like a f****** sellout or one thing like that.'”
Dre was ultimately satisfied to alter his thoughts by rap legends Nas and Jay Z.
He shared: “Nas and Jay Z have been large explanation why I made a decision to do the present.”