Rapper Juicy J Rushed to Hospital in San Francisco

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Juicy J performs onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

The rapper Juicy J tweeted out news of a health scare last night, causing him to postpone a scheduled tour date.

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The Three 6 Mafia cofounder, who won an Academy Award with the hip-hop group for their 2005 song "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" (from Hustle and Flow), was in San Francisco on his "The Hustle Continues" Tour. As Vibe reports, he was taken to Saint Francis Memorial Hospital shortly before tweeting:

He updated his progress a few hours later, and posted a telling Instagram:



A photo posted by juicyj (@juicyj) on May 24, 2015 at 2:11am PDT

Juicy J is set to release his fourth solo album, Pure THC: The Hustle Continues, later this year. Following his collaboration with Katy Perry on "Dark Horse," he's rumored to also be working with One Direction.


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