MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Rapper Rick Ross has been hospitalized and is hooked up to a machine that is working as his heart and lungs.READ MORE: Former NHL Player Kyle Beach Says He Was Raped, Claims Joel Quenneville Did Nothing
According to TMZ, sources say the music mogul is in a Miami hospital and is getting treatment in the cardiac unit.
Police in Davie confirmed officers and paramedics responded Thursday to Ross’s home inside a gated community off Hiatus Road.
Ross was reportedly breathing heavily and was described as being unresponsive.READ MORE: Miami Beach Mayoral Race: Dan Gelber Seeking Third Term Against Four First-Time Candidates
Ross was rushed to the hospital.
Sources also told TMZ he was put on something called ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, used to oxygenate the blood outside of his body before being pumped back in.
It’s essentially a form of life support.MORE NEWS: 62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Underway
The 42-year-old has a history of suffering from seizures.