Music legend Dr Dre returned home after he was discharged from hospital following treated for a brain aneurysm. A lawyer for the hip-hop star, 55, said on Saturday that he was now back at home, without giving further details. A day earlier, actor and rapper Ice-T said he had spoken to Dr Dre, describing him as "safe and looking good".
Dr Dre had been taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, California after which his team issued a statement saying the rapper - whose real name is Andre Romelle Young - was in a stable condition.
A post on his Instagram read; ‘Thanks to my family, friends and fans for their interest and well wishes. I'm doing great and getting excellent care from my medical team. I will be out of the hospital and back home soon. Shout out to all the great medical professionals at Cedars. One Love!!’
Friends and fellow stars wished the American rapper and producer well after the reports of his ill health emerged.
Ice Cube, his former bandmate in trailblazing 1980s hip-hop group NWA, tweeted: ‘Send your love and prayers to the homie Dr Dre.’
Snoop Dogg, who was discovered by Dr Dre in the early 1990s, wrote on Instagram: ‘GET WELL DR DRE WE NEED U CUZ.’
With NWA and then as a solo artist, leading producer and record label mogul, Dr Dre shaped West Coast rap and was instrumental in the careers of other stars like Eminem, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar.
An aneurysm is the enlargement of an artery caused by weakness in a blood vessel wall. Most brain aneurysms only cause noticeable symptoms if they burst, leading to bleeding on the brain, which can cause a very serious condition and can be fatal.