Singer Jeremih has reportedly been admitted to a Chicago hospital and in a critical state after recently contracting coronavirus.
On Saturday, November 14 news on Jeremih’s health condition made rounds after the artiste became a trending topic on Twitter when news of his hospitalization spread.
Popular US news portal, TMZ reported that Jeremih is in the ICU and has been placed on a ventilator to breathe as his condition worsens.
Many fans initially got to know about the singer being sick after producer, Hitmaka, shared a post about the serious situation on his Instagram page earlier on the same day.
“I need everyone to pray for my brother @jeremih this message is posted with his mothers blessings❤️,” he captioned a photo of Jeremih. He later continued to solicit prayers adding on his IG Story, “My dawg changed my life he gone pull thru pray for @Jeremih.” He followed up with, “We need that energy. Pray for my brother he gone shake back.”
US rapper 50 Cent, who collaborated with the Birthday Sex singer for his smash hit 2010 single “Down on Me,” also took to his social media to encourage fans to pray.
“Pray for my boy @jeremih he’s not doing good this covid shit is real,” 50 captioned a photo of the two.
Fellow Chicago artist Chance The Rapper also requested prayers on Jeremih’s behalf. “Please if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he’s ill right now,” Chano typed.
“I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him.”
Please if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he’s ill right now. I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) November 14, 2020
Jeremih happens to be first person in the hip-hop community to be critically affected by the coronavirus in quite some time. Several producers, MCs and DJs who have contracted the dreaded virus, including Joe Budden, Slim Thug, YNW Melly and Scarface, have been able to bounce back.