Erick Sermon, one half of the popular hip-hop duo EPMD, suffered a heart attack on Saturday, but appears to be recovering, reports say.
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Longtime EPMD affiliate DJ Scratch tweeted: “Erick Sermon had a heart attack today,” Scratch wrote. “He’s ok, but still send your prayers. He is not on Twitter.”
The news comes just days after rapper Heavy D passed away in a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after collapsing at his condominium building.
The duo [EPMD] rose to fame in the late 1980s with their debut album, Strictly Business, which featured the underground hit “Strictly Business,” based on a sample of Eric Clapton’s version of Bob Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff.”