Isaac Hayes Hospitalized for Exhaustion
01/18/2006 AT 08:00 AM EST
"He's just overworked and had been in Atlantic City performing, the D.C. area performing, and in Tunica (Miss.) a couple of nights ago. He was just overworked," his longtime songwriting partner, David Porter, tells the Commercial Appeal newspaper, adding: "He's doing much better."
Besides his popular gig on the satiric Comedy Central animated series, Hayes, 63, is best known for his 1971 No. 1 hit "Theme From Shaft," from the Richard Roundtree film. The soundtrack won the Oscar for best musical score.