TORONTO — Renowned Canadian rapper Drake has announced he is stepping away from his music career to focus on his health. The announcement came just hours after the release of his latest album, causing a stir among fans and the music industry alike.
The 36-year-old artist revealed that he has been dealing with recurring stomach issues for years, which have prompted him to take this unforeseen break. "I need to focus on my health first and foremost," Drake said in a statement, emphasizing the seriousness of his health concerns.
This abrupt hiatus has caused the postponement or cancellation of several upcoming performances, leaving fans and concert organizers in a state of uncertainty. However, the general consensus among his supporters is one of understanding and well wishes for the rapper's recovery.
While the duration of Drake's break remains unclear, the rapper assured his fans that he will return once he has regained his health. The news comes as a surprise to many, given that it was announced shortly after the release of his new album, "For All the Dogs."
Drake's decision to prioritize his health over his career shines a spotlight on the often-overlooked issue of artists' health in the grueling and high-pressure music industry. His announcement has been met with an outpouring of support from fellow musicians and fans worldwide, who wish him a speedy recovery.