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HIP HOP PIONEER KOOL HERC IN HOSPITAL AND IN NEED OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

AllHipHop reports that Hip Hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc (real name Clive Campbell) is currently in the hospital suffering from an unknown health condition. According to Gangstarr’s DJ Premier, Kool Herc’s health is deteriorating and he is in need of financial assistance, because he reportedly doesn’t have health insurance. Premier revealed on his XM Satellite radio show, Kool Herc is very sick. For those that know about Hip-Hop, who we call the father of Hip-Hop, Kool Herc, is not doing well. It’s funny how we have a father of []

UK NEWS: DJ IRONIK ATTACKED AND STABBED

UK artist DJ Ironik (real name James Christian Charters) was attacked and stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning during an attempted robbery whilst returning to his home in North London. His spokesman said, “he was stabbed in his upper leg, taken to hospital and is currently being treated. He is understandably shaken up by this unprovoked attack.” A friend also tweeted via his Twitter account, “I’m with @DJIronik right now at the hospital.. Yes he has been stabbed.. He is []

SINGER FANTASIA BARRINO HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUSPECTED SUICIDE ATTEMPT

It’s been reported that American Idol star Fantasia Barrino has been hospitalized after attempting to commit suicide. “Police sources” say Barrino  was found in the closet of her home and later rushed to hospital, where she was hospitalized with “possible internal injuries” after “ingesting medication.” North Carolina police say the incident is still under investigation. Barrino’s manager also released a statement yesterday that details the drama that possibly pushed the star in to wanting to take her own life (Her relationship with a married man). Click HERE to read all about it. ………………………………… []

ARETHA FRANKLIN RECOVERING AFTER FALL

It’s been reported that Aretha Franklin was forced to cancel a series of concerts in New York, after falling and breaking a few ribs over the weekend. The star says she is now recovering from the fall and efforts are being made to reschedule the cancelled shows. ………….. Get well soon Aretha.

UK MUSIC NEWS: JEDWARD STAR SAYS HE MAY NEVER “DANCE” AGAIN

Jedward star Edward Grimes has revealed that doctors have warned him that he may never dance again. The 18-year-old twin tore knee ligaments after falling over during his dreadful performance at the equally dreadful  T4 On The Beach concert,  over the weekend. Grimes told The Daily Record, “In hospital they said I might not be able to dance again and needed surgery. They say it will be okay and I can go on tour, but I might have to go round in []

HIP HOP LEGEND GURU IN COMA AFTER SUFFERING A HEART ATTACK

It has been reported that Hip Hop legend Guru ( real name Keith Alam) is in a coma after suffering a heart attack yesterday (Feb 28th). Via The Guardian The rapper’s condition was confirmed by DJ Premier, his partner in the seminal hip-hop group Gang Starr, in a phonecall to radio show Hip Hop Nation yesterday. He is reported as saying: “Guru is in a coma and will go under surgery tomorrow afternoon.”  I hope he pulls through.

UK MUSIC NEWS: RAPPER CHIPMUNK SCRAPS PROMO AFTER ‘SUICIDE THREAT’ VIA TWITTER

I follow Chipmunk on Twitter and read his ‘suicidal’ tweets. I didn’t think he was being serious. I thought  he was being overly dramatic for the sake of it. Artists will say/do anything these days to generate publicity for themselves. But I guess in his case I was wrong … Via Digital Spy Chipmunk has cancelled all upcoming promotional appearances after “working too hard”. The 18-year-old, who topped the singles chart last month with Oopsy Daisy, posted a message on Twitter claiming that he wanted to kill himself. “I []

UK NEWS: SINGER/DJ SONIQUE’S BREAST CANCER HAS SPREAD

Via Digital Spy Brit Award winner Sonique has been told by doctors that she will require further surgery because her breast cancer has spread. The DJ, 40, was admitted to Harley Street clinic earlier this week as a matter of urgency. She was originally only expected to remain in hospital until the weekend. However, test results received yesterday show that the musician’s body has not been cleared of cancer. The disease has moved to lymph nodes under her arms and possibly her []

UK NEWS: SINGER/DJ SONIQUE DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER / STABLE AFTER OPERATION

Via The London Paper Singer/DJ Sonique has undergone emergency breast cancer surgery at a Harley Street clinic in central London. The 40-year-old singer who grew up in Crouch End was in a “stable condition” less than a week after discovering she had the disease. Spokesman Stuart Watts said: “Sonique has had her operation and is in a stable condition.”  Continue Reading…. Get well soon Sonique.