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The father of hip hop Clive Campbell also known as DJ kool Herc (55) is in the hospital in bad health condition. That’s what DJ Premier said on this week Live From HQ. It’s not looking good as Kool Herc doesn’t have health insurance and the bills are getting higher and higher. No more details were given but he is in need of some financial help as soon as possible.

Here’s what Premier had to say about it on Live From HQ:


UPDATE: AllHipHop has new information on Kool Herc’s current status:

Hip-Hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc has been released from a medical facility, but remains in need of financial aid to help with an unknown health condition.

“I just spoke to Kool Herc.he’s ok and in good spirits..but needs surgery..THIS TUESDAY at SUTRA..we’re gonna do a collection for him,” DJ Tony Touch tweeted earlier today.

While no further details have been released on his ailments, Kool Herc is in dire need of donations to help with medical costs. The legendary DJ does not currently have health insurance.

Donations can be made by check to:

Kool Herc Productions
P.O. Box 20472
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Payable to: Kool Herc

or via Paypal to:


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