Industy Vet Dj Kool Herc Needs Financial Help To Pay For Surgery

 width=Hip-hop legend DJ ’s friends are urging fans to help with funds to help the ailing star pay for surgery. The Jamaican-born rap pioneer has an undisclosed illness and needs surgery but has no health insurance to pay for the procedure.

DJ Tony Touch writes, “I just spoke to Herc. He’s ok and in good spirits… but needs surgery… This Tuesday… We’re gonna do a collection for him.” Other friends like DJ Premier state, “Herc is very sick. For those that know about hip-hop, who we call the father of hip-hop, Herc, is not doing well.

We will keep you posted of an address to send donations to.

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.