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'Prayers for Jeremih': Chance the Rapper, 50 Cent & More Respond to COVID-19 Reports

Jeremih at BET Awards 2019
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Jeremih poses for a portrait during the BET Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles.

Chance the Rapper, 50 Cent and Big Sean are praying for Jeremih amid thus far unconfirmed reports that the singer is battling COVID-19.

Jeremih is allegedly hospitalized in an ICU in Chicago. Billboard has reached out to a representative of the R&B hitmaker for comment.

"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," Chance wrote on Twitter Saturday afternoon (Nov. 14). "I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him."

On Monday (Nov. 16), Chance added on Instagram, "We are still praying nonstop for my brother Jeremih...The prayer warriors are at work. The Lord is at work."

"pray for my boy Jeremih he’s not doing good this covid shit is real," 50 cent said. On Instagram, the rapper also wrote, "he’s in ICU in Chicago."

"Prayers up," Big Sean tweeted, "praying for your strength @Jeremih."

"Prayers up to jerimah and his family," Meek Mill wrote.

Hitmaka pleaded for prayers on Instagram as well, indicating that he had spoken to Jeremih's mother. "I need everyone to pray for my brother @jeremih this message is posted with his mothers blessings," he wrote.