Biggie Irie thanks fans, friends for well wishes, prayers Loop Barbados

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Veteran soca artiste Biggie Irie has been hospitalised, but his spirits are high.

In a post made to his Facebook account on Sunday, September 17, he informed fans that he was undergoing medical treatment after an abnormality was detected during a computed axial tomography (CAT Scan).

Subsequently, he was admitted to the hospital for observation.

“Hail peeps. I’m in QEH [Queen Elizabeth Hospital], I had a CAT scan and it showed there’s some bleeding on my brain, so they’ll keep me to monitor the situation. Please remember me in your prayers. Love wunna,” the post, which has over 600 comments, read.

Swiftly, fans responded sending their well wishes.

Catherine Anthony said:

“Thanks so much for sharing Biggie Irie…Calling everyone to lift our friend up in prayers, the pray warriors, the silent worshippers and even the angels. Our almighty father will never forsake you and we will not question him. Let his will be done. Speedy recovery.”

Paula Anne Jackman, who described the artiste as one who is “always a joy to interact with,” said she was hoping to see him around soon.

“I will be praying for you. You are a gem and always a joy to interact with and I hope to see you around soon, singing beautifully, and me singing along off key. Blessings x”

“You remain in my thoughts and prayers,” also said Gaynelle Marshall.

Today, Monday, September 18, Biggie Irie, real name Geoffrey Cordle, returned to Facebook to inform fans that he is receiving great care and attention.

The British-born calypsonian revealed:

“Good morning peeps. I had a good rest last night and got up pretty early. I went for a walk… I’m being well looked after in here so don’t worry just keep praying for me and be safe.

“Thanks for all the love and well wishes. Love y’all.”