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Dr. Dre in Intensive Care After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Iconic hip hop artist and producer Dr. Dre recently suffered a brain aneurysm but is "lucid and stable" while in intensive care.
Dr. Dre

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Hip hop icon Dr. Dre suffered a brain aneurysm on Monday and is in the ICU at Cedars Sinai in Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Reports indicate the 55-year old Dre is "lucid and stable" but remains hospitalized as doctors are still working to identify the cause of the aneurysm.

His longtime friend and West Coast hip-hop brothern, LL Cool J, provided a positive status update on Twitter not long after TMZ's article broke.

Dr. Dre, known for being one of the kings of hip hop and a savvy businessman in the industry, has received an outpouring of support from fans, hip hop icons, and hip hop lovers around the world.

Dre's fame is relished by all ages of hip hop fans dating back to his early days with N.W.A. to his debut solo album, The Chronic, to his work with Snoop Dogg, and accelerating Eminem to stardom. Dr. Dre has six Grammys to his name.

Dre Dre and Snoop DoggPhoto: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Dre Dre and Snoop DoggPhoto: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

His business ventures include helping found Death Row Records and Beats Electronics in 2008, and later Beats Music streaming service. Apple acquired both Beats entities in a $3 billion deal in 2014.

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