Written by: Jasmine Johnson

We are in spirits with August Alsina! He recently posted on his Instagram page that he woke up and wasn’t able to feel his legs because he is secretly battling liver disease.  “I woke up one day and wasn’t able to walk,” a bed-ridden Alsina says in the clip. “I couldn’t feel my legs. My doctor ended up admitting me into the hospital.” 
 
He has nerve damage throughout his whole body and is in recovery mode. He will be doing a bunch of tests and will give us an update really soon. Alsina jokingly showed us his new car for a while in the video. 
 
August was sad that he had to miss the Essence Festival show on Sunday night with other artists. It was only right for him to share the video for the fans on why he missed the show. He promises the fans that he will make it up to them once he gets out of the recovery process.
 

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Hiiii guys!! 😂It’s me, being my most awesome, weirdly great self. 🤦🏽‍♂️I’m here with the stitch 🗣 & to also apologize for not being able to make the essence fest gig last night. I take my career & your time very seriously & the fact that you guys show up for me, endlessly. Means the world! I’m man down right now, & figured I should share.. that My auto immune disease is raging, but im fighting this thing & on my mission to shake back & beable to make it up to you! I got so much 🎶NEW NEW🎶 to share w/ you!!!..& Big Love to give. ❤️ Big Life, Big Dreams & every peaceful thing to you! Less stress, More Love, More Rest, & Jah Bless. 🙏🏽 know that HE’s got you even when it all feels too complex. 👁⚡️🙏🏽

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