Singer Roberta Flack Rushed to the Hospital After She Fell Ill During a Performance

Roberta Flack cut her performance at the historic Apollo Theater short on Friday night as she was taken to the hospital.

The singer, 81, was performing at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America when she fell ill, according to TMZ.

A rep for Flack did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Flack was able to walk off the stage on her own but required an ambulance to take her to a hospital in Harlem, New York, according to the outlet.

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