August Alsina Hospitalized After Temporarily Losing His Ability to Walk: 'I Have Some Nerve Damage' [Video]

August Alsina took to Instagram on Monday to check-in with fans after pulling out of his Essence Fest performance over the weekend.

In the clip, August revealed that he recently lost his ability to walk.

“I woke up one day and wasn’t able to walk,” he said.“I couldn’t feel my legs. My doctor ended up admitting me into the hospital. They’re doing a bunch of tests. He said I have some nerve damage going on throughout my whole body that I have to go into a recovery process for. It’s like my immune system just went on vacation. So, I’m just waiting on it to come on back so we can get together and do what it do.”

We’re wishing him a speedy recovery. Check out his video below.


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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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