Chance the Rapper Hospitalized, Will Miss NYC Performance Tonight

Chance the Rapper suddenly fell ill and won’t be performing at an NYC charity event scheduled for Monday.

UPDATED 8:15 a.m. ET: Chance the Rapper sent out a tweet early Tuesday morning thanking Anderson .Paak and Joey Bada$$ for filling in for him due to his hospitalization. He explained that he had pneumonia, but that he would be fine and was still looking forward to the release of his new mixtape. You can check out his tweet below.

Thank you @joeyBADASS and @AndersonPaak for filling in for me and supporting a great cause. GREAT Men. I got pneumonia but #Chance3 still.

— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) May 10, 2016

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Chance the Rapper will miss his performance at a New York City charity event Monday night after being hospitalized. The Chicago-born rapper was slated to perform at Manhattan's Terminal 5 for the Robin Hood organization, which raises money to fight poverty. In response to Chance's sudden hospitalization, Terminal 5 booked Anderson .Paak, Mark Ronson, and Joey Bada$$ to fill in, Billboard reported

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time Chance has fallen ill right before a major performance. Back in 2014 the rapper had to cancel his Coachella performance after he suddenly became too sick to perform. 

The Robin Hood Foundation tweeted out an alert that Chance is no longer able to perform, also informing people of the acts that will replace him. Joey Bada$$ also posted a tweet showing his love and support for the Chicago rapper. 

ANNOUNCEMENT: @AndersonPaak, @MarkRonson & @joeyBADASS will be performing for #NYC4NYC @Terminal5NYC tonight in place of @chancetherapper
Looks like I'll be performing at Terminal 5 tonight in NYC covering for my brother @chancetherapper get well bro I got you ‼️

The event's main site saysall the funds raised tonight will go to "help feed a family of four for one week." General admission for the show at Terminal 5 tonight costs $150, while a deluxe pass goes for $250. 

Get well soon, Chance. 

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