Rick Ross Is Home From The Hospital & Continuing Treatment

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On Thursday (March 1) Rap star Rick Ross was rushed to a Miami, Florida hospital after a suspected heart attack. Today (March 5), after a quietly concerning weekend, the Maybach Music Group founder is reported to have returned home.

TMZ reports that the 42-year-old rapper returned to his residence early Monday morning. He is receiving continued care at his Miami mansion. While Epic Records, Ross’ label, has not released a statement, TMZ reports, “Our sources say he had respiratory issues, but it turned out to be heart-related. He was in ICU for a time and put on ECMO, which assists respiratory and heart functions.” The celebrity news site adds that the platinum artist was transferred to a second hospital since Friday. No reason for the move was given.

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The incident comes as the latest in several publicized health concerns for the MMG head. Ross experienced two seizures in 2011. In 2013, he was in a car accident, following being targeted in a Florida drive-by shooting. Since both events, the rapper has reportedly shed as much as 75 pounds. Ross only posted a photo of his jewelry to Instagram Sunday. Maybach Music Group also has not provided any public notice regarding Ross’ health.

While many in the music community gave Ross well-wishes for recovery, 50 Cent publicly appeared to do the opposite. Hours after Friday’s nights, the G-Unit founder seemed to make light of Rick Ross’ health concerns. Having beefed with Ross for close to a decade, the Queens, New Yorker posted the famed Rocky IV “Ivan Drago” clip, “If he dies, he dies,” to Instagram. It remains online as of Monday.

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Last year, Ross released his ninth solo album, Rather You Than Me. The rapper’s first release with Epic after a decade-plus Def Jam tenure debuted at #3. In addition to his “Florida Boy” single with T-Pain and Kodak Black, in 2018, Ross has appeared on songs by Fler, Conshens, and D. Lynch.