CHICAGO, USA – Singer and rapper Jeremih “is still in ICU in critical condition,” his agent told Variety after news broke Saturday that he had been hospitalized for COVID-19.
“J was removed from the fan,” his agent said in a statement to Variety. “He is still in the ICU in critical condition. Please keep it in your prayers. ”
Jeremih, whose birth name is Jeremy Phillip Felton, has been in private treatment in Chicago. Musicians and stars took to social media on Saturday to ask for prayers on his behalf.
Rapper 50 Cent was the first to specify that the situation in question was related to COVID-19, sharing that Jeremih had been hospitalized in his hometown. “Pray for my friend Jeremih. Not well. This COVID shit is real. He is in the ICU in Chicago, “he wrote.
Chance the Rapper also asked for his fans’ support, writing, “Please, if you can, take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih. He’s like a brother to me and right now he’s sick. I believe in the healing power of Jesus, so if you can for me, please pray for him. ”
Jeremih quickly rose to stardom in 2009, when he signed with Def Jam Recordings and released his debut single, “Birthday Sex,” which led to his debut album of the same name. His success continued with his second album, “All About You,” with his single “Down on Me.” In 2014, his song “Don’t Tell’ Em ”featuring YG once again topped the charts, followed by his third studio album,“ Late Nights, ”which was released in 2015.
His last work was a collaboration album in August 2018 with Ty Dolla Sign, titled “MihTy.”
Celebrities the world of rap, such as 50 Cent or Chance the Rapper asked for prayers for the 33-year-old artist, since his prognosis would be “bad”.
The American rapper Jeremih was connected this Saturday to a mechanical ventilator for complications derived from his contagion with COVID-19.
The TMZ media reported that it is not clear since when the 33-year-old artist was infected with the new coronavirus but they claimed that the ICU of a Chicago health center that they did not mention and that his medical prognosis “was bad.”
The news of the musician’s delicate state of health had begun to spread through other figures in the world of rap, such as 50 Cent or Chance the Rapper, who asked for prayers for 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
At the moment no further details are known about the status of his artist, although his Instagram account has been filled with messages of support for Jeremiah Felton, his real name.