Chaka Khan and her sister Yvonne (Taka Boom) Stevens entered rehab for prescription drug addiction over the weekend. Cancelling her Monday nights performance at the California State Fair and the remainder of her July Concerts. Jody Watley will perform at the fair Monday.
In a statement released to The Associated Press Sunday, the 63-year-old Grammy-winning singer said she has been battling an addiction to the same medication that led to Prince’s death. .
However, it’s vital that I put my health and well-being first. I know that I am disappointing some of my fans, but I also know they would want me to recover and be well and healthy.”
The tragic death of Prince has had us both rethinking and reevaluating our lives and priorities. We knew it was time to take action to save our lives. My sister and I would like to thank everyone for their support, love and prayers.”