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Dr. Dre opens up about suffering brain aneurysm

“I’m feeling fantastic”

  • Tope Olufemi
  • 16 June 2021
Dr. Dre opens up about suffering brain aneurysm

After suffering health problems in January, Dr. Dre has opened up about his treatment.

The rapper suffered a brain aneurysm and was rushed to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital. After being discharged, he was seen in a studio, potentially working on ‘Detox’, his much anticipated album.

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Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, he said: “It’s a really weird thing. I’ve never had high blood pressure. And I’ve always been a person that has always taken care of my health. But there’s something that happens for some reason with Black men and high blood pressure, and I never saw that coming. But I’m taking care of myself."

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He continued: “I think every Black man should just check that out and make sure things are OK with the blood pressure.

“I’m going to move on and, hopefully, live a long and healthy life. I’m feeling fantastic.”

‘Detox’ was set to follow ‘2001’ - but Dr Dre stopped working on the album in 2015 due to feeling as if the sessions were not yielding the results he wanted.

Tope Olufemi is Mixmag’s Digital Intern, follow them on Twitter here

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