DRAMATIC footage shows the horror moment Lil Durk was struck by an explosion while performing at Lollapalooza.
The rapper, 29, suffered serious facial injuries following the scary incident at the Chicago festival on July 30.
Rapper Lil Durk was struck by an explosion while performing at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago[/caption]
He later shared a picture of himself with an eye patch[/caption]
He was performing his track Back in Blood when pyrotechnics appeared to explode in front of him.
Lil Durk, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, stopped rapping when the explosion happened and staggered backward.
He was hit by several blasts and footage shows white smoke billowing across the stage.
A DJ can be heard saying: “Whoa. You alright bro?” as the rapper covered his eyes with his t-shirt.
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Lil Durk later said: “F**k it, no more smoke, let’s do it.”
He later took to Instagram, explaining that he finished his performance for his fans.
Lil Durk has since shared a picture of him in hospital wearing a white face mask and a patch covering his right eye.
He has since revealed that he’s taking a break to focus on his health.
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Dozens of A-listers have wished the musician a speedy recovery.
Singer 2Rare said: “Get well broski.”
Record producer Swizz Beatz said: “Get Well King.”
And, Ohio rapper Trippie Redd said: “Damn get better bro.”
Lil Durk is currently promoting his new album 7220 and has months of upcoming tour dates scheduled across the US.
He has around 20 tour dates scheduled up until mid-October.
He’s due to perform at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on August 13.
Fans don’t know yet if his shows will be canceled, rescheduled, or go ahead as planned.
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Lil Durk will get married after he proposed to his baby mama India Royale on stage last year.
The couple dramatically fended off armed invaders during a wild shootout at their home in July.
The star covered his eyes with his t-shirt after being struck[/caption]
Lil Durk, pictured performing at Lollapalooza, released his new album 7220 earlier this year[/caption]
He got engaged to India Royale after proposing on stage[/caption]