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.

update from @DjTonyTouch:

@DJTONYTOUCH: @REALDJPREMIER Just spoke to Kool Herc.he’s ok and in good spirits.. needs surgery.THIS TUESDAY at SUTRA.we gonna do a collection for him.

according to @DjPremier you can send donations to:

@REALDJPREMIER: For all donations for Kool Herc…send to: Kool Herc Production PO Box 20472 Huntington Station, NY 11746

For paypal donations:

Send donations to paypal address That’s Herc’s sister/manager Cindy Campbell.