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Rapper Lil Wayne is recovering in Miami after suffering yet another severe seizure.

Wayne has long suffered from epilepsy and has been hampered by seizures for some time, including multiple just last month in mid-air.

Last week, Wayne was supposed to perform at Las Vegas' Tao Nightclub as part of a private party, but plans were scrapped moments before the performance. TMZ claims that he had a seizure just before he was to take the stage.

Wayne, who said it was simply a "medical issue," was taken to an intensive care unit, but has since been released.

Unfortunately, this isn't uncharted waters for Wayne.

Last month, his flight was forced to make two emergency landings after he suffered multiple seizures in midair.

Wayne was flying from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to California on a private jet when he had his first medical episode. He was blacked out when the pilot touched down in Omaha, Nebraska, in the afternoon.

Paramedics rushed to the airstrip when the plane touched down, where Wayne was awake and alert. There, he is said to have refused medical treatment and got back on the plane.

However, after his plane took off and was in the air for just a few minutes, a second seizure struck and the plane was again forced to land in Omaha. Wayne lost consciousness this time, as well, and paramedics boarded the plane to treat him. He was later taken via ambulance to a local hospital.

In 2012, his jet made emergency landings two days in a row, as well, after he suffered seizures. The next year he nearly died from a seizure.

What's causing the rapper to have these medical episodes isn't completely known, but there is wide speculation that it was caused by his continued drinking of "lean," a drink that mixes prescription strength cough syrup and soda pop. It's usually drank from a Styrofoam cup.

In the past, Wayne has admitted to drinking the concoction, but said he gave it up because of his long history of seizures. However, recent photos show him drinking a liquid out of Styrofoam cup.

After his mid-air scare last month, TMZ said that Wayne ingested "an extraordinary amount of lean" before the seizures. The website, which is generally very accurate, said Weezy was in possession of five 16 oz bottles of Promethazine/Codeine syrup during a club appearance that weekend.

One person told the site that Wayne drank three bottles of the prescription drug just by himself.