50 Cent, Chance the Rapper and More Show Support for Jeremih After Hospitalization Reports

Ellise Shafer
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After reports surfaced on Saturday that singer-rapper Jeremih had been hospitalized for COVID-19, musicians and celebrities took to Twitter to show their support for the 33-year-old rapper.

Jeremih is currently hospitalized in the ICU in Chicago, Ill. and is being treated for COVID-19, according to TMZ. although his representatives did not immediately respond to Variety‘s multiple requests for comment or confirmation.

Born and raised in Chicago, Jeremih (born Jeremy Felton), 33, signed with Def Jam in 2009 and has released four full-length albums with the label. His most recent was a 2018 collaboration with Ty Dolla Sign called “Mih Ty,” although he has been featured on singles with Ne-Yo and Kito in recent months.

Rapper 50 Cent was one of the first to show support for Jeremih’s recovery, posting a photo of the two together on Instagram with the caption: “Pray for my boy @jeremih he’s not doing good this covid shit is real. He’s in ICU in Chicago.”

Chance the Rapper asked his fans to pray for Jeremih on Twitter, writing: “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.”

Hitmaka posted a photo of Jeremih on his Instagram, noting that he posted it with the blessing of Jeremih’s mother. “I need everyone to pray for my brother @Jeremih,” Hitmaka wrote.

“Un-Break My Heart” singer Toni Braxton wrote on Twitter, “Keeping Jeremih in my prayers.”

Big Sean tweeted, “Prayers up, praying for your strength.”