Lil Wayne’s Condition Upgraded

Posted at 11:25 PM, Mar 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-18 23:25:13-04

Lil Wayne’s condition has been upgraded to stable, and he’s been moved out of intensive care, TMZ is reporting.

The rapper was hospitalized after reported seizures last week. TMZ reports he suffered a reported codeine overdose.

Born Dwayne Carter, Lil Wayne is one of the rap world’s most successful artists. He won best rap album for “Tha Carter III” at the 2008 Grammy awards and took home three more Grammys the next year.

Beyond winning over critics, he’s also been a commercial success. Last September, Billboard reported the rapper had tallied 109 hits on its Hot 100, surpassing the record previously held by Elvis Presley.

But he’s also run into trouble outside the studio and off stage.

Lil Wayne was arrested in 2007 outside New York City’s Beacon Theater after police said they found a .40-caliber pistol on his tour bus. He pleaded guilty to felony gun charges and spending eight months at New York’s Rikers Island jail.

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