February 1, 2011 Quake

Father Of Hip-Hop Kool Herc Is Suffering From Kidney Stones. Undergoes Surgery Today, Medical Bills Been Handled.

Father of Hip-Hop, Kool Herc (Clive Cambell) is in a bad health condition caused by Kidney Stones.  DJ Premier first announced this on radio and said that “Kool Herc is very sick” and has no medical insurance to pay the hospital bills.

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DJ Tony Touch tweeted on Jan 30 that Herc would undergo surgery today, Tuesday (Feb 1st)

Hercs sister had set up a way thst people could donate towards the bills but accorging to djpremierblog.com the bills are getting handled:

“Just got the word from DJ Premier that I can take down the donations address and his bills are getting handled. More details remain unknown. Hopefully we can hear an official text by Kool Herc himself as soon as possible. I guess he had a lot of donations from all around us… Word.”

Without Kool Herc Hip Hip Hop would be nothing, wish him the best of luck.

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