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Rappers with Epilepsy

Updated October 13, 2018 3.2k views4 items

Epilepsy is a disease that does not discriminate in terms of status and success and many famous people, including rappers, have the disease. Rappers who are epileptic come in many forms. Some famous rappers who have epilepsy have more seizures when they don't take time off while other famous rappers who are epileptic had drug-induced seizures. One of the most famous rappers in the world even suffers from epilepsy.

Who will you find on this rappers who are epileptic list? Lil Wayne has been diagnosed as epileptic. Rich Homie Quan has not officially been diagnosed with epilepsy, but he did suffer seizures in 2014.

Do you have any experience with epilepsy? Take a look at this list of epileptic rappers to become more informed about the disease.

  • Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with Epilepsy
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    Lil Wayne is epileptic. It's been suggested that he cut back on work in order to get some rest and try to prevent further seizures, but the rap superstar continues to have a relentless schedule of recording and touring all over the world.

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    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Rich Homie Quan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with Epilepsy
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    Rich Homie Quan has not officially been diagnosed with epilepsy, but he did suffer seizures in 2014. The rapper stated, "I was just exhausted, drained out – just not knowing when to tell everybody no." 

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    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Beastie Boys rapper, Adam Horovitz (AKA Ad-Rock), reportedly has epilepsy.

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    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Rap Rocker, Jonathan Davis, had seizures due to drug use.  He said, regarding his condition:

    "I was fighting having seizures. I was shaking all the time. I couldn’t think. My brain, actually, was wired a certain way from the medicine so it had to rewire itself."

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    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States of America

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