Veteran calypsonian Black Stalin has been hospitalised following a stroke last night.
After performing at a show in Couva, Trinidad, he returned home complaining of pains.
An ambulance was called and he was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital where tests revealed it was a stroke.
He is still in hospital awaiting results from further tests.
Black Stalin, real name Leroy Calliste, turns 73 on Wednesday. (NS)