42 year old US rapper, Rick Ross is reportedly on life support.

He was rushed to a Miami-area hospital on Friday, after suffering a heart attack.

The  Maybach Music Group (MMG) boss is reported to have been hooked up to a machine, that is performing the functions of his heart and lungs.

It was reported on Friday, that someone from the rapper's home called 911, to report that Rick Ross' was breathing heavily and unresponsive.

However, a rapper, Fat Trel, who is signed to Ross' label, debunked the report that he is on life support.

"JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE... HE GOOD... HE IN DA HOSPITAL BUT HE IS NOT ON “LIFE SUPPORT” ... HE GOOD," Trel wrote on Instagram.

A photo was circulated online, showing Rick Ross' family raced to the hospital, when they learnt his condition had worsened.

 Business mogul, Diddy also took to Instagram to  ask for prayers for Rick Ross.

???? @richforever LOVE YOU KING!

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