Kool Herc Wants Health Care Reform

DJ Kool Herc’s currently recovering from kidney stones and released a statement to MTV about America’s shitty health care policy.

“We live in one of the superpowers of the world!” Herc said in a statement to MTV News on Tuesday (February 1). ” ‘Give me your tired, your poor … ‘ and then you don’t take care of them? There should be no weak ants in the colony. There shouldn’t be anyone fighting for health care! This has been going on too damn long! We fought for 1520 Sedgwick to get landmark status, and in 2007, New York State officially recognized it as the ‘Birthplace of Hip Hop.’ Now we are fighting for health care not just for me, but for everyone. I see this situation as another quest for me to shine light on a sensitive issue for the community. I’m an instrument of God. I’m here for a purpose and I want to be here for the solution.”

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  • still best rite now!!

    i just hate the fact they said “serious illness” and it turned out to be kidney stones? smh

  • Sam I Am

    and that, ladies and gentlemen, is a true message from Hip Hop. At least what it used to be….

  • LMAO

    LMAO! come on man! How about you stop drinking yourself to death and keep your old ass in the house and stop acting up in the clubs like you 15. You had Kidney stones removed? Da hell!
    I’m thinking you about to die!

    Stop begging or get ya ass on public assistance!

  • Yup

    Tell Diddy and the cop to suck a dick if they can’t help this guy out.

  • JERZZZ

    Good to hear Herc is recovering! Get well soon O.G.

  • DunkDonDaDa

    yeah i thought he had one foot in the grave or sum shit

  • Joshua

    Yea, wow.
    With all the donations being made and tribute nights lined up over the next week i’m thinking Herc is going to be seeing a nice chunk of change.
    He deserves it. Not for being “sick” but for being an integral part of a billion dollar industry.
    My pops has had kidney stones 14 times and my little sister’s had them twice. It’s tough, but damn, maybe not bad enough to be calling people out what they choose to spend their money on.
    I read on twitter: ” For Kool Herc to need, and to have to go public is a shame”. Whoever heard of him needing some cash to cover some bills first could maybe have dealt with it a little better.

  • SHORT BUS SHAWTY

    THIS IS THE PERSON THAT REPRESENTS YOU EVERY TIME YOU MAKE A BEAT, WRITE OR SAY A RHYME, BREAK DANCE, PUT ART ON THE TRAINS AND OR BUILDINGS. HE MADE IT FOR YOU ONLY OUTTA LOVE FOR ALL. REMEMBER THIS AND IT’S A QUOTE FROM ME . “A DREAM IS SOMETHING THAT YOU WANT TO DO, AN IDEA IS SOMETHING WE ALL CAN DO” I LIVE ONLY BY IDEAS AND AS YOU CAN SEE SO DOES HERC. JUST IMAGINE IF HE ONLY LIVED FOR HIS DREAMS ???????? WE WOULD NOT HAVE HIP-HOP. TO BE AFRAID OF LOVE IS NOT TO BE A MAN. ITS TIME WE ALL BECOME MEN. YOU CANT CHECK THIS JUST RESPECT THIS. I LOVE ALL EVEN THE HATERS. 1

  • Korey

    eloquently spoken..

  • Shawn

    I contributed and have no problem, wish I could’ve contributed more.
    My wife had kidney stones removed… Clearly you guys have never had them or seen the actual hospital bill for surgery.. My daughter being born cost $26K, she stayed overnight after a shot and it cost $3200..
    I’m not surprised with the reaction.. No sense of community or contribution. “If ain’t me.. Fuck’em”.. Same reason why we can’t organize like other communities.. Be it legal or illegal. “it ain’t me… So Fuck’em”
    Cosign Short Bus.. For real.

  • sean

    KIDNEY STONES, KIDNEY FUCKKING STONES!!! I bet everyone who donated is feeling alittle short changed.

  • Wes Wes yall

    I am not hating on this guy at all. But why do people complain about our problems in society only when it effects them personally. Yes we do have a fucked up healthcare but now now you wanna be mr. Politician. Again I hope this man gets back 100 % healthy.

  • YoYoYo

    Yo kidney stones is the most painful thing I’ve ever had to deal with. Fucking 2 weeks of pain, but you don’t need to get surgery for that shit, you just piss the shit out like a man, that’s what I did. I went to the hospital to get fucking diagnosed, not to get surgery.

  • villain

    respect your elders kids u wouldnt even be on this site without this man

  • RECOVERY

    JUST DIE ALREADY! Serious just because he came up with the idea of hip hop doesnt mean somebody down the road would not have came up with the concept! Jazz, rock are actually how hip hop became a form of art so dont give this man all the credit! @shawn fuck you and your daughter prick!

  • http://www.amorathegodmother.com AMORA

    HERC’s good work is never done:)

  • http://www.amorathegodmother.com AMORA

    @Recovery SHUT THE F UP…meaning if you would like to come say that to my face in NYC I would love to show you what I think of the bs u just said. Have some freakin respect you ignorant mofo. If nothin’…HERC did it and that’s all that matters. SMH

  • lb

    When has it become a Cool to turn your backs, to judge, or look down on anyone in need. Trust me when i tell you everything that goes up has to come down. i just hope the selfish people i this world did some good for the less fortunate cause it may be one of their hands that your life is held in.

  • assasin

    I find this interesting cause no one was shouting the mans name or asking about his well being 2-3 yrs ago, now everyone is in uproar and getting mad at other artists about something no one other than dj premier and his family had any real knowledge about

  • Shawn

    @Recovery…The Anonymous Cyber Thug bit, it’s a little Bro. You don’t have to agree..That’s fine. Or maybe you’re just looking for a little attention. Either Way..Let go of the anger.

  • SHORT BUS SHAWTY

    hip-hops true origins is about humanity. it is trying to be destroyed because it is the “MOST IMPORTANT” tool to wake the conscience of all for the sake of humanity. hip-hop teaches truth,love,understanding, the things that are the fundamentals of all our underlying emotions of right and wrong. there comes a people who will promote these “IDEAS” they are the ones who talk not about drugs, money, hate, or self. it is your duty to support all of us and not be influenced by these artist that do not promote “IDEAS”. “DREAMS” are not a reality, “IDEAS” are the ‘components of reality’ which makes all of us progress toward the building of the world which no man shall live in despair . when you take away the clothes,hoes,money you find out who these people really are. they are the people who live by “DREAMS” and not by “IDEAS”. remember dreams=self, ideas=every one. you destroy your self when you live by your dreams, and you are a leader of humanity=all when you live by your ideas. ‘A WISE PERSON DOES NOT SPEAK, BECAUSE A WISE PERSON ONLY SEEKS .

  • RECOVERY

    @shawn Man i got alotta of anger and when you say stupid shit i wanna rip your head off cunt!

  • assasin

    ^Was that an inception audition? What ru talking about?

  • RECOVERY

    Shortbusshawty WHO THE FUCK YOU THINK YOU ARE? RETARD SCEEN NAME AND THEN KEYWORD: TRY TO SOUND SMART YOU ARE A CLOWN DUMB ASS! SHADY WOULD HAVE CAME UP WITH THIS RAP SHIT IF THIS MONKEY NEVER CAME UP WITH THE CONCEPT DUMB ASS!

  • RECOVERY

    @Shawn I call bullshit..26k for you daughter’s birth? GET THE FUCK OUTTA HERE!!!!

  • Ben

    Yeah 26k man his daughter must have been bath in gold and kiss by the pope ha!

  • Word

    Kidney Stones?? Yo them bitches hurt like hell I heard. They not a joke, yall mustve never had them before or know someone who had them. But this lady told me its a worst feeling then CHILD BIRTH. Thats saying something

  • http://www.amorathegodmother.com AMORA

    Actually @Shawn is correct with that price…without insurance or with. Now do u understand how much dumb dr bs costs? insurance, supplies, property, nurses, maintenance and PRICE INFLATION usually occurs with people with no insurance.

  • pppccc

    KIDNEY STONES??

    you dumb ol fucking sheister…

  • http://myspace.com/streetlegalentallstars DTEasyTee

    Wow, Really? IT’S LIKE THAT? I HAPPEN TO BE A GOOD FRIEND OF HERC’S AND I’VE READ A LOT OF THE COMMENTS. WHETHER IT WAS KIDNEY STONES OR ANY OTHER PROCEDURE IS NOT THE POINT. THE NERVE OF SOME OF THE NO TALENT ASS INDIVIDUALS WHO PROBABLY WEREN’T EVEN SWIMMING IN THEIR DADDY’S NUTS IN 73 SPITTING VENOMOUS HATE AT SOMEONE THEY DON’T EVEN KNOW. PEOPLE, HEALTHCARE AFFECTS EVERYONE! OR DON’T YOU GET THAT PART OF IT? IGNORANCE, AND BIGOTRY HAVE NO PLACE IN HIP HOP! AS FOR SHORTBUS, YOUR GONNA GET SMASHED ONE DAY CALLING SOMEONE A MONKEY, SAYS A LOT ABOUT YOUR CHARACTER. “A SERIOUS DICK RIDER IF YOU ASK ME” JUST SAYING, SHADY REALLY, WHO WAS THE INSPIRATION THAT MADE HIM LOVE HIP HOP, AND HE’S ONLY ONE OF THE FEW I CONSIDER EVEN BEING AN EMCEE TODAY NOT A RAPPER! BUT QUESTION IS, WHO INSPIRED HIM, THEN LOOK AT WHO INSPIRED THAT ONE, GUESS WHAT DUMBASS, IT’S GOING TO LEAD RIGHT BACK TO THAT MONKEY!!! SO GIVE RESPECT WHERE RESPECT IS DUE. I GET IT, THOUGH, AN INFERIORITY COMPLEX. ENOUGH ABOUT THE NEGATIVE…ANY AND ALL THAT REPRESENT THE CULTURE OWE’S IT ALL TO THAT MAN. NO ONE EVER DREAMED IT WOULD EVER GROW THE WAY IT DID, BUT THE END RESULT IS IT’S WORLD WIDE. I HOPE HERC DOES GET PAID OFF THE DONATIONS, EVERYONE ELSE HAS, SO WHY NOT KICK UP TO THE MAN WE/THEY OWE THEIR CAREERS TOO. THIS WILL MORE THAN LIKELY BE MY FIRST AND LAST POST ON THIS SITE. FOR THOSE WITH THE KIND WORDS AND SUPPORT PEACE AND BLESSINGS TO ALL OF YOU, CONTINUE ON WITH THAT SAME SUPPORT. FOR THE IGNORANT, CONTINUE TO SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS, YOUR MENTALITY IS THE PLATFORM THAT WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP YOU STUCK ON STUPID. I LEAVE SAYING THIS: WHEN PEOPLE ALREADY THINK YOUR STUPID, WHY OPEN UP YOUR MOUTH AND PROVE THEM RIGHT.! (AUGUST 11, 1973) “THE BIRTH OF HIP HOP – 1520 SEDGWICK AVE – BRONX NY YA HEARD!!!

  • Belize

    Kidney Stones? REALLY? I;m sure they’re very painful, but I thought he was fucking dying!!!!! gtfoh
    Hell yeah the States need Healthcare Reform, nice of Herc to join us.
    SMFH!

  • http://myspace.com/streetlegalentallstars DTEasyTee

    OH WELL, THERE GOES THAT THEORY! WENT BACK AND READ SOME MORE OF THE COMMENTS. I ABSOLUTELY FEEL SORRY FOR TODAYS GENERATION. ALWAYS THE EASY WAY. YOU HEARD SOME RAP RECORD AND SAID I WANNA DO THAT. THAT SIMPLE. YOU KNOW WHAT SEPARATES RAPPERS FROM EMCEE’S, RAPPERS FROM HIP HOP ECT. NOT KNOWING YOUR HISTORY. HOW CAN YOU BE A PART OF SOMETHING AND NOT KNOW WHERE IT DERIVED FROM, IT’S ORIGINS, IT’S ROOT AND IT’S FOUNDATION. THAT’S LIKE SAYING SUGAR HILL STARTED IT OFF WITH RAPPERS DELIGHT, I CAN ALMOST BET THOSE OF YOU THAT EVEN HEARD IT, DON’T KNOW THAT MOST OF THOSE RHYMES BELONGED TO GRANDMASTER CAZ, OR NAMES SOME OF THE EARLY CREW AND DJ’S LIKE THE INVENTOR OF THE SCRATCH GRAND WIZARD THEODORE WHO PAVED THE WAY FOR DJ’S LIKE CLUE, CAPRI AND TONY TOUCH ECT. LIKE I SAID TAKE HIP HOP 101 BEFORE YOU EVER TOUCH A MIC AND DO THE WORLD A FAVOR.

  • http://www.amorathegodmother.com AMORA

    Marshall has mentioned his respect for HERC several times and has worked underground on music with the Zulu Nation that is more incredible than anything u’ve heard in mainstream…the fore-fathers of Hip-Hop were a supportive training ground and inspiration for Em and thus Shady…FYI u jackass. (@DTEASYT well said.) Noone ever said he was dying!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG SMH

  • serpentor

    kidney stones, eh????? with all due respect herc you are not an advocate for health care so don’t even go there. the ‘there should be no weak ants in the colony’ kinda rubbed me the wrong way. i believe in health care for all ONLY if your trying to take care of yourself, trying to stay healthy as possible. if your out there living reckless and what not then….

  • Fuck Outta Here

    Blah Blah Blah

    Now you want them to increase my taxes to take care of you huh??

    Just another reason to work under the table, fuck outta here with your “Please sir may I have another” handout shit, take care of yourself, I aint never asked another motherfucker to walk my ass across the street, rather starve to death then accept handouts

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  • Lucky Kunene- King of Hillbrow buildings

    The ignorant ppl on Rapradar…..wow!

    Wow RR, y’all need to change your comment policy, enforce positivity on these ppl. Don’t give us the freedom to type whatever, make us type meaningful comments even amongst artist we don’t like. Enforce respect. Seriously RR enforce a difference, make a difference. Be different from otha sites, the ignorance is not funny anymore. I making a plee but I know this comment will go thru your eyes and your fingers will delete it next ~ NickeyBlack

  • http://myspace.com/streetlegalentallstars DTEasyTee

    @AMORA, THANK YOU! @ SERPENTOR OR ANYONE ELSE WITH THE NEGATIVE COMMENT, WHY NOT HERC, MIND YOU WHO IS 55 YEARS OLD, CAN DO 100 OR MORE PUSH UPS WITH 150 LBS WOMAN ON HIS BACK, AND IS IN BETTER PHYSICAL SHAPE THAN MOST 20 YEAR OLDS. SO IS MELE MEL, EVERYONE GETS SICK AT SOME POINT IN THERE LIFE. I FOR ONE AM GLAD HE IS NOT DYING, BECAUSE I WOULD BE LOSING A FRIEND. JUST REMEMBER, IT MAY BE YOU ONE DAY THAT SOMEONE WAS TRYING TO RAISE MONEY FOR. YOU ONLY GET OUT OF THIS WORLD WHAT YOU PUT INTO IT. LIFE IS NOT FAIR, AND IT CENTERS AROUND THE WEALTHY. UNFORTUNATELY, BLAME THE ORIGINAL STORY FOR THE NEAR DEATH VERY ILL HOSPITALIZED COMMENTS. I KNOW FOR A FACT THAT I WAS ONE OF THE FIRST TO REPORT THAT HE WAS NOT IN THE HOSPITAL. BUT THATS NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE. I’VE BEEN IN HIP HOP SINCE 78 AND INTRODUCED TO IT IN THE INFANCY STAGE AS A SPECTATOR AND IN 78 MADE IT A PART OF MY LIFE AND HAVEN’T TURNED MY BACK SINCE. @ AMORA, IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THAT, I WOULD LIKE YOU TO SEND IT TO ME! WOULD LOVE TO HEAR IT. (ZULU / MARSHALL). @ SERPENTOR, SOUND LIKE YOUR NOT UNDERSTANDING, THE UNITED STATES IS A SUPER POWER (DEBATABLE THESE DAYS) BUT ALL HERC IS SAYING IS WE SHOULD BE TAKING CARE OUR OWN. DO YOU REALIZE THAT WE TAKE CARE OF EVERYONE BUT OUR OWN AS WELL? THAT AN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CAN GET HEALTHCARE AND HOUSING FASTER THAN A CITIZEN BORN AND RAISED HERE. DO YOUR REALIZE THAT BLACKS IN THIS COUNTRY ARE THE ONLY ONES THAT ACT LIKE CRABS IN A BARREL INSTEAD OF PULLING TOGETHER LIKE ALL THE OTHER RACES. DO YOU REALIZE THAT THE HIP HOP AND THE UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION IS THE MOST DIVERSE,, BRIDGING THE GAP, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE IN THE WORLD. DO YOU REALIZE THAT 1 VOICE IS A WHISPER AND 100,000,000 STRONG IS A ROAR HEARD AROUND THE WORLD.

  • http://myspace.com/streetlegalentallstars DTEasyTee

    @ LUCKY, I AGREE.

  • Mike B

    I never had a problem with the health care system….cuz i fucking buy health insurance…

  • oh please

    GET A FUCKING JOB AND GET SOME BENEFITS!…INSTRUMENT OF GOD…MORE LIKE A PARASITE!

  • RECOVERY

    @Dteasytee Is your cap lock broken seriously? I dont care about a old coon he can drop dead like flies eminem quote. And you are the dumbass old bitch hip hop is for young people not your wrinkle ass! BAD MEET EVIL!

  • scammer

    MAN EVEN THE HOMELESS CAN GET MEDICAID…FUCK OUTTA HERE!

  • http://www.amorathegodmother.com AMORA

    I figured out @Recovery must be Paul Rosenberg hahaha ;) I make loot asshole so f urself there super-psycho Eminem fan. Go ezzzz with ur bad self. LOL

    Clearly there are probs with health insurance that need to be fixed and Herc is raising an issue…making a comment. He’s not the type of person who likes people to know his personal bizness, I’m surprised it got to a point where he told Premo. Have some respect bro

  • jake

    what the fuck?? this assholes a celebrity with all the access to health insurance in the world and he’s bitchin about his situation? after those kidney stones get pissed out i hope you eat them and choke get the fuck outta here

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  • http://anukinskywalkerdarapdarthvader.bandcamp.com/ AnuKiNSkywalker

    we respect kool harc cuz when we spit we go HAM

  • http://anukinskywalkerdarapdarthvader.bandcamp.com/ AnuKiNSkywalker

    i was drinking my bad

  • Brahsef

    We’re the only 1st world country that doesn’t have health care for all and it’s a damn shame. Take a little extra hit in taxes to benefit all of society. People are selfish as a motherfucker.

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  • Damn Homie

    People ain’t selfish they just don’t want to work they ass off to take care of mutha fuckers that sit around and do nothing. Open your eyes.. its all bullshit. They always site the “GOOD” examples of people without insurance.. they never talk about all the low down lazy ass bitches that CHOOSE not to work or try to help themselves.

    Look at all the niggas on disability and food stamps and shit.. just because they don’t want to make it on there own.

    When you create a society that hands you all your basic needs.. what is your incentitive to thrive and excel? Look at the decline of society and education etc.. in line with the large growth of social programs. Thats one of the biggest problems in the black community..

    Everyone knows if they don’t want to work or fuck up there is always a backup plan.. the government will give you money for food.. a place to stay.. HELL THEY EVEN GIVE CELL PHONES NOW!?! If you made it to where people need to rely on themselves and there wasn’t so many safety nets.. you would see people’s self reliance rise.

    Down here in the south they had a grant they received to distribute funds to people that were having a hard time paying their rent.. etc.. and what happened? The line was out the door all the way down the street FOR HOURS for a handout.. if that same place had advertised that they were giving JOBS to anyone that showed up that day.. THAT BITCH WOULD BE EMPTY AS A MUTHAFUCKA. They put in all that effort to get something free.. but they won’t put in the same for a job where they would have to EARN a living.

    I’m all for humanity.. but if you don’t want to help yourself I ain’t got nothing for you niggas.

  • Kidd R@pp

    LMAOOOOO ^^^^ Sad and true

  • Canada boyyyyy!

    SMH at your health care system. Ridiculous.
    @recovery – you’re super ignorant – but entertaining none the less. You obviously have no respect for the process of creating a culture. Not saying that you have to care about Herc – you don’t but saying shit like ‘SHADY WOULD HAVE CAME UP WITH THIS RAP SHIT IF THIS MONKEY NEVER CAME UP WITH THE CONCEPT DUMB ASS!’ is the most ignorant shit I’ve read all week. You’re wack dog.

  • RECOVERY

    ^AYE FUCK CANADA YOU ALL ARE SOME SOFT WHINY BITCH! YOU KNOW WHAT I SAID IS TRUE SO DO YOU!

  • listen

  • http://wesufm.org TheKernel

    @ Damn Homie: i don’t live in the south but i disagree w/ you on the basic principle that “the bitch would be empty” if any place was offering jobs. No way. There is a basic good in most people, even if they’ve been led astray. Most ppl just want a decent opportunity & a path for them to provide for themselves & their fams. Most ppl do NOT want a handout… yet that’s the state of the society in which we live: low opportunities in a shitty economy. Public assistance is a link for those in need .. it’s an “in the meantime” solution until a more lengthy, steady solution is found. Sure you will find ppl content w/ handouts 4 life… just like u will find some Enron-like m’fuckers in the corporate world.

    As for the rest of these negative comments about Herc & Hiphop in general… you young cats need to show some respect & begin to do your knowledge about Hiphop history if you ever wanna be taken seriously. For the dude who said “Hiphop is for young folks, not your old wrinkled ass”… if you were joking, you have no taste… and if you’re serious, you will face one of two scenarios:
    - you will be laughed at constantly for the rest of your miserable existence.
    - you will get your ass thoroughly kicked, and for good reason.
    You’re a fucking idiot & know nothing about Hiphop culture. Keep spelling it w/ a lower-case “h”.. it’ll fit up ur ass easier.

    Peace to all who have their heads on straight ~
    Herc, heal fast, Bro…

  • SHORT BUS SHAWTY

    i’m like jay-z i don’t answer back at the haters , don’t that got a nice ring to it .

  • Frank Rizzo

    Do we need health care for all? FUCK NO. There needs to be some sort of system in place to determine if the persons health complications are due to their own actions. If you’re an alcoholic and your liver goes out I should not have to pay for you to get a liver transplant. People need to be responsible for their own actions.

  • dani

    aye aye aye… @dteasytree

    don’t say “this generation,” cause i’m in “this generation,” and i honestly don’t know what the hell is wrong with most of them… they lost me after elementary… i have been lost ever since then. i dunno what the hell is wrong with people.

    not enough hugs as children or something…

  • dani

    100% for universal healthcare.

    i believe in the common wealth and common good. i believe in helping my fellow man. i believe that all life is participatory … meaning, it’s not individualistic at all. there are NO individuals… because, from birth, people shape you into you….. every person’s decision affects everyone else in some way. just by being alive. and things are in this too. just because a tree doesn’t talk, doesn’t mean it hasn’t participated in your life. you see it… if it wasn’t there, you would see nothing. human life is all about sensation… you wouldn’t get the sensation of sight if it wasn’t there.

    i don’t care if someone is cheating the system. hell, we got MILLIONS of systems working against us… why don’t we chose one that actually helps people? as long as you’re sick, you deserve some help. i don’t care if you do crack the next day… i will help. it’s my philosophy. it’s in my religion. it just makes sense to me and i don’t give a damn if anyone agrees because i KNOW it to be this way.

  • http://www.hamptonroadspcrepair.com/ Hampton Roads Pc Repair

    We don’t need to be fighting for health care reform. We need to be fighting to get people to be financially independent so that they can pay for what they need to pay for. If Kool Herc would of been financially responsible then he wouldn’t of had to beg people for money when he needed health care.

  • http://www.connectbeats.net DJ N.E.B.

    I’m reading a lot of the comments on this post and it amazes me, the lack of respect and somewhat degrading tone that comes through some of the posts. This is not some stupid youtube post people it’s real life and real issues. WAKE UP! Everybody has the right to speak their minds but be tactful please. Remember your talking about the founder of the art, he deserves our respect and support. In a country that lacks health coverage for all, a simple 2-3 day hospital visit can add up to tens of thousands of dollars, not including medicine and/or follow-up visits, that you have to pay or they will garnish your wages (happened to me before and it sucks!). This DJ is my mentor and the source upon which I try to create and innovate and still I can only offer one grain of sand on the shores of Hip Hop. Kool Herc should have a mansion on that beach you feel me! I am confused and somewhat sad that he has to struggle with his medical bills. In an age where rap superstars floss their monetary worth on MTV, a true artists continues to stand in the shadows of hip hop trying to get his words out there via a rapradar post. WTF? Another point, the irresponsibility in the rap superstar community is clearly gotten to the point where they need to be called on their bull sh*t. Why is it so wrong to point out the “have and have not’s” in Hip Hop, especially when the person struggling invented the art form while the so called “STARZ” basking in green pastures flaunt their money and seem unaffected or unmoved to mobilize the Hip Hop community and help publicly. Now in communities around CT, starving artists are volunteering their time to throw benefits, which once again proves that underground hip hop stays humble and true while the superstars are “trippin with nowhere to unpack, forgot that!” (common). If you want to support then say something supportive and healing for Herc on this post. If you don’t want to help then consider going to another site and post!

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  • carla

    I want it but it costs too much. I’ve looked everywhere…can’t afford the premiums or the deductibles