Eric Sermon is the latest rapper to endure health problems after suffering a heart attack yesterday.

News of Sermon’s health scare broke on Twitter when his close friend DJ Scratch wrote, “Erick Sermon had a heart attack today. He’s ok, but still send your prayers. He is not on Twitter.”

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Sermon, 42, is one half of the legendary New York group EPMD along with Parrish Smith who rose to fame in the late 1980s with their debut album “Stricly Business.”

The hip-hop community has been hit hard when it comes to rappers and their health. Sermon’s heart attack comes just days after rap legend Heavy D passed away after having “flu like” symptoms and several weeks after rapper Rick Ross had two seizures in one day.

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There’s no word yet on Sermon’s whereabouts but we’re sending out our prayers for his strength and recovery.


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