Nas was rushed to the hospital after suffering from vertigo.

BET reports:

Nas put a bit of a scare into hip hop fans on Friday [Jan 11] when he was rushed to a New York City hospital after experiencing some dizziness. The rap great was diagnosed with vertigo and spent several hours under a doctor’s care.

According to, God’s Son was forced to cancel a Friday morning appearance on Live with Kelly & Michael due to the illness. Fortunately the medical scare was not serious and the rapper was released hours later.

“Peace y’all. I’m out of the ER & doin alright. I’m on bed rest for a few. Apologies to everyone @ Live w/ Kelly & Michael. I’ll make it up,” Nas wrote to fans on Twitter.

Nas recently wrapped up the 18-city Life is Good/Black Rage tour with Lauryn Hill on New Year’s Eve. The two month run started in Maryland back in October and ended with a hometown show at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.