Fred The Godson revealed his positive coronavirus diagnosis earlier this week. His wife has since given an update on the rapper's progress.
On Wednesday (April 8), Fred's partner, LeeAnn Jemmott, told News 12 that a doctor said her husband might not make it.
"It was just like — he's gone and he's gonna die, that's it," the rapper's wife explained. "I don't even know how I felt, I just felt like I was going to die."
Jemmott said in the report that as of Wednesday afternoon, Fred The Godson had shown signs of improvement. "Now, instead of the ventilator supporting him 100%, it's supporting him 70%," she said.
The 2011 XXL Freshman revealed on Monday (April 6) that he has contracted the virus.
"I’m in here with this Covid-19 shit! Please keep me in y’all prayers!!! #GodIsGreat," he wrote in a social media post, with a ventilator attached to his face.
Days before the Bronx rapper shared the news, he uploaded a photo of himself to Instagram, wearing a protective mask over his nose and mouth.
"Good morning y’all! Through it all we all are still “BLESSED” hope I all have a blessed Wednesday!" Fred The Godson wrote in the caption for the picture.
The New York native isn't the first member of the hip-hop community to reveal that he has tested positive for the illness. DJ Webstar informed fans on March 24 that he has be diagnosed with the coronavirus. In a video uploaded to social media, the producer details the symptoms he has been suffering. Webstar noted that he tested negative for the flu, but later said he has contracted the rapidly spreading virus.
XXL has reached out to Fred The Godson and his wife for a comment.
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