Rapper Lil Wayne hospitalized with seizures

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Rapper Lil Wayne has been hospitalized in Chicago after suffering multiple epileptic seizures, celebrity news site TMZ reported.

The online outlet said Lil Wayne was found unconscious in his hotel room Sunday and was rushed to Northwestern Memorial hospital.

The New Orleans-based rapper was scheduled to perform Sunday in Las Vegas, but his doctors advised him to rest for a few days, TMZ said.

A representative for Lil Wayne told TMZ the Vegas gig was cancelled.