Sensato Hospitalized In NY: Dominican Urban Artist Health In Danger; Asks Fans For Prayers

Sensato del Patio or simply, Sensato, has revealed that his health is in serious condition and needs everyone's support.

The Dominican artist, best known for his collaboration in the hit tune "Watagatapitusberry" and most recently on Pibull's "El Taxi," has been hospitalized in his hometown of New York due to a health condition that has haunted him since he was a teen. 

According to his manager, KB Paulino, who also manages Mozart La Para, El Poeta Callejero, Brea Frank and Spiff TV, Sensato is in recovery after receiving a second liver transplant that was affecting his health. His first transplant was at the age of 18, due to a bacteria that destroyed his liver. 

"Within his delicate situation, Sensato is stable under constant medical checkups. It has been a very difficult process for more than three months," reads the press statement released by KB on Wednesday.

Sensato Sensato arrives at the 25th Anniversary Of Univision's 'Premio Lo Nuestro A La Musica Latina' on February 21, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Univision

Sensato, who has worked with renowned artists such as Pitbull, Fuego, Black Point and Mozart La Para, was set to embark a U.S. tour this year, which he had to cancel due to his health situation. 

"Sensato del Patio apologizes for having to suspend some of his presentations and is grateful for those concerned with his health," states the message. "The artist noted that due to a medical order, he must remain in recovery but sends a huge hug to all of his followers." 

Born William Reyes in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, the urban artist is also asking his fans to keep him in their payers. His family, on the other hand, is asking fans to respect his privacy and has provided the email address, where they can send their "Get Well" messages. 

Sensato promises to continue his professional plans and work on new projects once he is in stable conditions. We wish Sensato a speedy recovery! 

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Jessica Lucia Roiz

Jessica L. Roiz is a Miami-based bilingual journalist of Nicaraguan descent. In addition to Latin Times, she's published in VOXXI, The Miami Herald, Huffington Post, La Opinion, El Nuevo Herald, The Latin Kitchen and more. With over 10-years experience in digital media, she's nothing but passionate and creative with her work. When she's not writing or editing videos, she can be found listening to rock en Español, dancing bachata, reading Paulo Coelho, missing Selena Quintanilla or relaxing in Nicaragua. She's also the founder of ALoNica con la Roiz and PulsoPOP