Erick Sermon of the legendary group EPMD has suffered a heart attack.
DJ Scratch, the long time DJ for the group, confirmed the news.
“Erick Sermon had a heart attack today. He’s ok, but still send your prayers. He is not on Twitter.”
The rapper is in a Long Island hospital recuperating, sources told AllHipHop.com.
While the circumstances of the heart attack are attributed to high blood pressure, according to sources close to the matter.
Kim Wingate, a close friend of Sermon and owner of justshuddup.com, said that she talked to the rapper. He nearly died.