For a year and a half, the Covid – 19 has spared no one. Not even the stars! Capucine Anav, Benjamin Castaldi, Loana, Kylian Mbappé, Zinedine Zidane … The list of celebrities affected by the virus is still long. This Wednesday, August 4 2021, BFM TV and “La Provence” told us that another star contracted the Covid – 19 .
This is the rapper Akhenaton, founder of the IAM group . At 52 years old, the singer was hospitalized early Sunday morning due to ‘a “respiratory discomfort”. However, he was not transferred to intensive care, as some media have claimed. Akhenaton’s family confirmed his admission to the Timone hospital in Marseille, with BFM TV. This terrible news explains why the group IAM was forced to cancel several concert dates. The group had revealed that one of its members was infected with Covid – 19, but it was not known until today that it was Akhenaton!
Akhenaton “is fine but he is tested”
According to information from the “Parisian”, Akhenaton has just won a great victory against the virus . While his state of health seemed worrying, the artist left the Marseille hospital on Wednesday at the end of the day. “He is fine, but he is tried and rests with his family” , specifies the daily. Good news which should reassure his many fans, very active on the Web since the announcement of Akhenaton’s hospitalization.
As a reminder, Akhenaton had aroused many reactions by his various speeches on the pandemic. A year ago, the rapper estimated on Europe 1: “I doubt the real dangerousness of this virus” . More recently, Akhenaton strongly opposed the implementation of the health pass. “I repeat, with the IAM group, we are against the health pass and against compulsory vaccination, wear or not, in the case of caregivers or other professions” , explained the one to whom we owe the hits ” Je danse le Mia ” and ” The School of the silver microphone “.
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