The Godfather of Hip Hop, Kool Herc, has been hospitalized and is need of financial support.
He’s got no health insurance and is having trouble paying the bills.
DJ Premier has been helping to get the word out and donations are being accepted via regular mail or via PayPal.
Donation addresses are up, all donations can be send to:
KOOL HERC PRODUCTIONS
P.O. BOX 20472
HUNTINGTON STATION , NY 11746
or you can wire you donation internationally via paypal to this address:
email@example.com (his sister)
On his site, Premier posted, “His sister is taking care of everything. Press release is coming later today. He’s now home ok, but he’s in need of surgery which you can help him pay it. I’ll post if there are any more updates. Hip Hop is so beautiful… Thanks to everyone for the love… Kool Herc is a trending topic!”
Some good information on Herc’s situation from the NY Times.