Great health news for August Alsina. On Friday (September 19th) afternoon, the 22-year-old singer woke up out of a three day coma. Alsina shared a graphic photo on Instagram, of him in his hospital bed, with a close friend who he said had stayed by his side the entire time. He shared the photo above, writing:
This is a bit graphic but i wanted to share this w/ every follower of mine. iWoke 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. -Yung
As previously reported, on Monday Alsina collapsed and fell off stage while performing in NYC.
According to TMZ, he was admitted in the ICU of a New York City hospital and receiving treatment for the seizures. Reportedly, marijuana was found in his system and at this point they believe the fainting was brought on by exhaustion and dehydration.
UPDATE #2: Here’s a better photo of Austina, compliments of Baller Alert’s Eleven8: