Philadelphia emcee Young Chris had a seizure while performing at SOB’s in New York City. Shortly after 11pm the former Roc-A-Fella Records artist collapsed on stage.

Chris was rushed to a nearby hospital by paramedics where he is resting and undergoing tests.

Young Chris recently announced that he had inked a deal with Rico Love’s Division 1 imprint under Universal Motown. He also recently released a new mixtape with Don Cannon and DJ Drama called The Re-Introduction.

HipHopDX will keep you updated on Chris’ condition. (December 23)

UPDATE: Hours after the incident, Young Chris released a statement to media and fans. The former Young Gunz emcee wrote the following:

‘Dear Fans,

I am overwhelmed with the love and support I have been getting from family, friends and fans. I simply over worked myself. As I chase down success I have to take care of myself better while I am chasing my dream. I’m getting rest now and going to work towards having a better balance between work and health. Thank you to all those who were involved in helping and thank you to all the media for giving me priceless respect. I truly appreciate it. Your prayers are heard, Trust me. Love you all.

Young Chris
aka Christopher Ries’