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Lil Scrappy 'Damn Near Died' Due to Severe Asthma Attack

April 19, 2012 (8:47 am) GMT
Talking about his recent hospitalization, the 'Head Bussa' rapper claims that he could barely breathe when he woke up Tuesday, April 17 morning after a night of heavy drinking.

has been treated and released from a hospital recently. The Atlanta rapper, whose real name is Darryl Kevin Richardson II, was rushed to Emory University Hospital on Tuesday, April 17 morning after suffering a severe asthma attack. About his health scare, he told TMZ, "I damn near died."

The 28-year-old MC, who has worked with the likes of , , and , confessed that he had been partying hard the night before his hospitalization. When he woke up on Tuesday, he could barely breathe and couldn't talk. "I felt like I was dying," he recalled.

Fortunately for Scrappy, there were people around. "If it weren't for my driver, mom, and rap artist I would have been dead," he said. Because of the health scare, the rapper who collaborates with in single "Money in the Bank" now owns a "breathing machine". He gushed, "I will never leave anywhere without it again."

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