dr  Dre reveals he almost died after suffering a brain aneurysm last year

dr Dre reveals he almost died after suffering a brain aneurysm last year

dr Dre recently opened up about the life-threatening brain aneurysm he suffered in January 2021 on the Workout The Doubt podcast.

The talented rapper and record producer, 57, explained on the podcast with Dolvett Quince that he had no idea how serious his condition really was.

At the time, the star was taken to Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles for emergency treatment and remained in intensive care for a total of two weeks.

Health Anxiety: Dr. Dre, 57, revealed on the Workout The Doubt podcast that he suffered a brain aneurysm in January last year; Pictured during the Super Bowl halftime show earlier this February

While opening up about his frightening experience, the Next Episode rapper revealed he only realized the seriousness of his condition when his family was brought to visit.

“I’m at Cedars Sinai Hospital and they haven’t allowed anyone to come up because of COVID, which means visitors or family or anything, but they have allowed my family to come in,” the star said, hinting that something was wrong.

“I found out later, they called them so they could say their last goodbyes because they thought I was out here,” he said.

Serious condition: The hit rapper explained that his family was brought in to see him because of the seriousness of his condition;  Seen in Hollywood in 2018

Serious condition: The hit rapper explained that his family was brought in to see him because of the seriousness of his condition; Seen in Hollywood in 2018

dr Dre reiterated that he didn’t initially realize what it meant when his loved ones were brought in to see him.

“I didn’t know it was that serious, you know? To see my mother and my sister and everyone who comes into the room.’ Continuing to reflect on the time, the star explained that no one had told him about his condition. ‘That was crazy.’

The Still DRE hitmaker opened up about the days he spent in intensive care alongside doctors who constantly monitored his health.

Intensive care unit: The hit star revealed that he had to spend two weeks in intensive care to be constantly monitored by doctors to follow his health and progress;  pictured at the Super Bowl in February

Intensive care unit: The hit star revealed that he had to spend two weeks in intensive care to be constantly monitored by doctors to follow his health and progress; pictured at the Super Bowl in February

Recovery: The record producer explained during the podcast that a doctor came in every hour to have him run tests to monitor his brain;  seen in 2018

Recovery: The record producer explained during the podcast that a doctor would come in every hour to have him run tests to monitor his brain; seen in 2018

“So I’m in intensive care for two weeks. Because of what was going on in my brain, they had to wake me up every hour on the hour for two weeks to do these tests,” explained Dr. dr

“Basically looks like a sobriety test like touching your nose, rubbing your heel on your calf and so on. So I had to wake up every hour for two weeks and do that,” he added.

The rapper admitted he got used to the hourly tests once he was taken out of intensive care.

‘I was tired. As soon as they left I tried to sleep knowing they would be back in the hour.”

Fear not: The performer admitted that despite spending two weeks in intensive care, he

Fear not: The performer admitted that despite spending two weeks in intensive care, he “never felt like I was in trouble”; seen in February during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show

Recent collaboration: Dr.  Dre recently produced the song The Kind And I, sung by Eminem and Ceelo Green, for Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic;  dr  Dre and Eminem pictured together in 2021

Recent collaboration: Dr. Dre recently produced the song The Kind And I, sung by Eminem and Ceelo Green, for Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic; dr Dre and Eminem pictured together in 2021

Though the star’s life was at stake, he admitted he never worried or worried that the worst might happen.

“I never felt like I was in trouble. I felt like, OK, I’m just going through the procedure. I’m ready to go home.’ Despite his time in the hospital, Dr. Dre to have regained his health and has completed a number of projects since his recovery.

The talented star released an EP titled The Contract in February this year and has collaborated with a number of artists including Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige on their own upcoming albums.

He appeared at the Super Bowl LVI halftime show earlier this year alongside fellow stars such as 50 Cent, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar.

He recently produced the song “The King And I” for Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic.

Comeback performance: The rapper performed at the Super Bowl LVI halftime show earlier this year alongside fellow stars like Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg

Comeback performance: The rapper performed at the Super Bowl LVI halftime show earlier this year alongside fellow stars like Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg

Successful Stars: Dr.  Dre and singer Jennifer Lopez were photographed together in Cleveland, Ohio last year 2021

Successful Stars: Dr. Dre and singer Jennifer Lopez were photographed together in Cleveland, Ohio last year 2021