On Monday August Alsina collapsed during a performance in New York, resulting in a cancelled show and a lot of questions. Today, Alsina gave his first statement on the incident via Instagram, revealing that he had been in a coma for the past three days and has just woken up. It is still unclear what caused the singer to collapse, but TMZ reported Alsina had been suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, and that no drugs other than marijuana were found in his system.
Alsina’s rep revealed that the singer was suffering from seizures and was put in a medically induced coma on Tuesday.
“This is a bit graphic but i wanted to share this w/ every follower of mine. Woke up out of a 3 day coma… &This guy @banggang_moneyteam right here never once left my side. What I’m tryna say is cherish the ones in life who cherish you & take good care of yourself. Your life can be gone in a split second’. I’m recovering well and thankyou for all of your prayers & concerns,” Alsina said on Instagram.
The singer is scheduled to tour with Usher for the “UR Experience” tour beginning November 1. No word yet on if he will or will not be there.