Chance the Rapper Hospitalized, Cancels Coachella Performance

Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Hospitalized, Cancels Coachella Performance

Chicago MC suffers from undisclosed illness, scratches his second set at the annual festival.

Published April 22, 2014

UPDATE:  Chance is at least feeling well enough to tweet again. "Feeling better thanks for the prayers. Ima be back for Wednesday's show I promise. Resting at home for now. God bless u guys," he wrote Monday (April 21).


Chance the Rapper has been hospitalized. The Chicago MC fell ill after a show in Las Vegas and was forced to cancel his set at Coachella 2014 Monday night (April 21).

"On behalf of @chancetherapper and our entire team - We sincerely regret to have to cancel our 2nd weekend at coachella," his management tweeted from his account. "Chance fell ill on Friday night & was admitted to the hospital today [Sunday] - Doctors & family are with him & he is expected to make a full recovery."

Chance had a stellar first set the opening week of Coachella, surprising fans with his special guest Justin Bieber for a rendition of their song together, "Confident." He followed it up with a mini "birthday circuit" tour, hitting stages in Denver and Vegas (where he was joined by Waka Flocka Flame) to celebrate his turning 21.

It was after the Vegas show when he realized how sick he was. "Got the next two days off and got sick. #goeshomehappily," the birthday boy wrote Friday.

He hasn't tweeted since, but his management did add a shout out to concerned fans. "Thank you for the prayers and support during this time, Chance, his team and family deeply appreciate it."

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(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Written by BET-Staff


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