Written by Administrator on Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00
Doing the "Wild Thing" is getting to be a little too much for Tone Loc these days.
The 45-year-old rapper was hospitalized for exhaustion Saturday night after collapsing on stage during a concert in Atlanta.
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Tone, real name Anthony Terrell Smith, fell ill and passed out shortly after performing his big '80s hit, "Funky Cold Medina." He was taken to a local hospital where he was given an IV and rehydrated. age during a concert in Atlanta.
"Tone was extremely exhausted after doing so many shows over the last few months and he did collapse on stage," his manager Bobby Bessone tells E! News, adding that the MC is "fine" now. age during a concert in Atlanta.
Tone has also been under some legal pressure of late, pleading no contest on Oct. 3. to assault-weapon possession and domestic violence for allegedly hitting his baby mama, charges that earned him a day in county jail and three years' formal probation.
Tone Loc's health scare comes a day after fellow hip-hopster Rick Ross ended up in sick bay after suffering a pair of seizures on two separate flights.
This isn't the first time Tone Loc has been hit with exhaustion. The same thing happened to the hitmaker in May 2009 during a gig in Pensacola Beach, and his camp chalked up the malady then to jet lag and heat-related exhaustion.