Prayers Up! Roberta Flack rushed to hospital from Apollo Theater appearance!
Prayers going up! Iconic R&B Singer Roberta Flack had to cut short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well.
TMZ reports that the superstar singer walked off the stage on her own Friday evening. She was then taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance.
Flack apparently felt dizzy as she was about to walk out to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America and perform in a benefit concert for the organization.
Here’s a clip of Roberta Flack's Apollo performance before she was hospitalized
She was released from the hospital later that evening. Doctors planned to perform tests to see what happened.
Flack gained fame in the 1970s and 1980s with such hit songs as "Killing Me Softly" and "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."
FUN FACTS: Roberta Flack is the only singer to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year for two consecutive years. While most know her best from her #1 singles, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love”.
We send our Prayers!