Hip-Hop's founding father DJ Kool Herc is in dire need of financial assistance due to an unfortunate battle with kidney stones and internal bleeding. Like many Americans, Herc has no health insurance. His medical bills continue to pile up, but luckily there has been a DJ Kool Herc Fund established to help him during his time of need.

To donate, you can send a check to address below, or donate through Paypal through his website.

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

Peace to the legend for paving the way for so many of us. So many artists and labels have been absolutely silent about his situation, even though he made it possible for so many of us to eat off this culute we call hip-hop. Please donate if you can.