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Tone Loc

Collapsed on Stage in Atlanta

10/16/2011 9:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tone Loc
Tone Loc collapsed on stage during a performance in Atlanta last night ... TMZ has learned.

Loc's manager tells TMZ he was suffering from exhaustion. Loc was transported to a nearby hospital and given an IV ... but the manager says he is fine now.

TMZ received emails from several people claiming to be present at the concert who said Loc suffered from a seizure, but we cannot confirm this.

The manager added ... Tone was merely exhausted from doing 12 shows in the last two months. It does seem curious that doing a show on average of once every five days would lead to such extreme exhaustion.

Loc's episode comes just a day after rapper Rick Ross was hospitalized TWICE in one day for seizures.


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I see we have once again resurrected the old excuse of "exhaustion".

In the past, exhaustion usually led to rehab...

1102 days ago


Something is happening to the "rappers" in America.
They have shifted from carrying guns to health disasters
I hope this with produce the badly needed PR they are aiming for.

1102 days ago


...that funky cold medina...

1102 days ago


12 shows in the last 2 months? Wow - that calls for exhaustion. NOT. It's called being WASTED.

1102 days ago

jimmy d    

THE RAPPERS ARE DROPPING! THE RAPPERS ARE DROPPING! First Sean Kingston, then Rick Ross, and now...Tone Loc. Jesus said look for the signs. "The End of Days" are near TMZ.COM readers. Sell all your worldly possessions, kiss your loved ones. I'll see ya when you get there!

1102 days ago


This guy collapsed from doing 12 shows in two months? BULLSH*T! I wish I could work 12 DAYS in two months and get paid the same. That would be gravy!

1102 days ago


12 shows in 2 months!!!! WOW sounds like a really exhausting schedule!!!!:P

1102 days ago


Rick Ross now Tone Loc... these guys are getting up there, they need to take care of themselves... not youngsters anymore! AND Rick is WAY over weight.

1102 days ago


Why is it that only "entertainers" get exhaustion? Twelve shows in 2 months and he has "exhaustion". When someone has a job that requires 12 hours a day for 6 days a week, if they cry exhaustion, they are replaced. Have fun in rehab "Tone". You're an adult, use your real name.

1102 days ago


Excuse the pun, they are dropping like flies

1102 days ago


See...even God is sick of this rap garbage.

1102 days ago


Wow, twelve whole shows in two months, huh?

I think there must be some especially bad drugs going around with the rappers right now.

1102 days ago

She's baaaack    

I thought you needed sleep for exhaustion. Apparently sleep now comes in IV form?

1102 days ago


Never once have I known or even heard of a non-celebrity being hospitalized for exhaustion. This is like saying that a person who has been sick for years died of respiratory failure; it's a non-descriptive excuse. Sadly, too many celebrities abuse their health, no doubt sometimes pushed by overwork. But he's a middle-aged man and they are vulnerable to heart attacks, even with no prior symptoms. Hopefully, he's not doing drugs, or abusing alcohol. Good luck to him and I hope that he recovers soon.

1102 days ago


I think the problem may be the lay person's definition of seizure (and for the Rick story, CPR). OR TMZ trying to use any word they think sounds ominous. Think you might want to Google that, guys.

1102 days ago
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