After giving his fans a scare earlier this week by leading them to believe his eyes were damaged, Joey Bada$$ gives some more details on why he's wearing special glasses. Check out the video he posted to Twitter below.

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Joey Bada$$ is following doctor's orders to protect his eyes.

On Instagram today (Aug. 24), the rapper showed off a new pair of glasses that were apparently prescribed to him. "Doc said I gotta keep these on in the daytime now.... a lil annoying but they're pretty fire," he wrote.

There is no telling if this is a hoax or not, but many fans believe the eclipse is to blame for the Brooklyn MC's new fashion choice. On Monday (Aug. 21), Joey tweeted, "Am I crazy for watching the eclipse today w no glasses? I've sungazed before and afterwards saw colors for a whole day. I didn't die tho."

A day later on Aug. 22, Joey announced on Twitter that he was canceling three of his upcoming performances on Logic's Everybody Tour, in Cleveland, Chicago and Toronto. Joey's tweet read, "Due to unforeseen circumstances, my Cleveland, Chicago & Toronto shows on the #EverybodyTour are cancelled."

Many are jumping to the conclusion that Joey's time staring at the sun is the cause of the new glasses. Despite the setback, the Brooklyn rapper is having a stellar August. In the last three weeks, the All-Amerikkan Bada$$ rapper has released the visual for "Temptations," starred in Pony's fall 2017 campaign and freestlyed with Logic during a break on their tour.

We hope the Pro Era general gets better soon and learns a very valuable lesson. Next time there is an eclipse, he should be like everyone else and protect his eyes.

XXL reached out to Joey Bada$$'s team for comment about his new specs. Take a look at his new look below.

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