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According to, Kurtis Blow is in the hospital recovering from a heart attack he suffered in LA.

The story reports that 4 LAPD officers were called due to an arguement Kurtis had with his son at a bus stop.  When the officers arrived, it’s reported that Kurtis collapsed on the scene and went into cardiac arrest.  He soon stopped breathing and the officers started chest compression’s for over 5 minutes.

“I died and those officers saved my life,” said Kurtis. “The police saved my life, a Black man.  In this day and age, people need to hear that.”

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