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Dj Kool Herc

Bronx hip hop originator, Dj Kool Herc has fallen victim the pains of privatised healthcare in the US. Suffering from kidney stones that have caused serious internal bleeding, his lack of health care insurance (like many other musicians in the US) have thrown him into financial crisis. His family have set up the DJ Kool Herc Fund for his necessary operations and as as larger goal of pioneering long term health care solutions.