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Throughout a Zoom video dialog with fellow Geto Boys’ member Willie D on April 22, the Houston rapper shared that he relapsed since sharing his analysis and is now on dialysis. “I am glad to be alive, bruh,” Scarface mentioned.
The Houston rapper went on to clarify how the virus has affected his physique. “I fought COVID double bilateral pneumonia — each lungs — and kidney failure in my home. I went again to the hospital. So, when all went again to shit once more, I went again to the hospital. I simply acquired out of the hospital Monday (April 20).”
Scarface additionally confirmed Willie D the port he makes use of for his weekly dialysis therapy. “That is my new lifeline,” he mentioned.
The rapper famous that below medical doctors’ orders, he has to make dietary changes as effectively. “I gotta change my whole food regimen, I gotta do dialysis 4 days every week, three hours a day,” he continued. “That is taking all my blood out, cleansing it and placing it again in my physique.”
Previous to his coronavirus diagnosis, Scarface mentioned he did not have any kidney points. He additionally defined that after testing constructive for the sickness, he quarantined at his residence for 3 weeks earlier than going again to the physician.
“I couldn’t go to the hospital with COVID as a result of I did not need them to place me on a ventilator,” he mentioned. “Everyone they’re placing on ventilators is fuckin’ dying, bro. You realize? So, I do not assume there’s any means that you may deal with the COVID. So, I would simply be within the hospital on a fuckin’ ventilator and I’d’ve somewhat died at residence.”
Later within the dialog, the rap legend described his most up-to-date signs. “I could not maintain meals down, I could not get comfy, I could not sleep, I could not keep woke, I couldn’t breathe. It was the worst time of my life,” including that he could not stroll as a result of his legs had been like “luggage of water.” Scarface additionally mentioned that he’s “itching throughout and might style rubber,” just like automobile tires, “in his mouth.”
“Hanging on that string of demise makes you actually recognize life,” he provides. “I used to be inches away from demise and in case you let the medical doctors inform it, they do not know how I survived.”
Scarface first introduced that he contracted the sickness throughout a dialog on the Willie D Present again in March. His announcement got here simply days after fellow Houston rapper, Slim Thug, shared that he tested positive for the coronavirus as effectively.
XXL has reached out to a rep for Scarface for remark.
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