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Rick Ross: I Had Seizures Because I Wasn't Sleeping

Rapper says he hasn't slept well in five years

November 2, 2011 9:00 AM ET
Rapper Rick Ross
Rapper Rick Ross
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Rick Ross says that his recent seizures were the result of exhaustion. In an appearance on last night's episode of 106 & Park on BET, the rapper revealed that he hasn't slept for eight hours a night in five years as a result of his activities as a hip-hop star. "I would get two hours of sleep and keep moving," said Ross. "That has to stop."

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Ross also mentioned that while doctors treated him for his seizures, he was put through a "battery of tests" for a variety of maladies including cancer, diabetes and HIV, but came up clean across the board.

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