Popular 1990s female gangster rapper, Bo$$, has been suffering from a medical condition and is seeking a potential donor for a kidney transplant.
According to AllHipHop.com, the former Def Jam recording artist is suffering from a pre-existing medical condition called renal disease, which causes the kidneys to fail because they cannot adequately filter toxins and waste products from the blood.
While sources told the website she’s been undergoing dialysis on a regular basis, but is in need of a kidney transplant.
To help speed up the process, Bo$$ has turned to social networking, specifically Facebook.com, in search of a donor after hearing a local news story about a man who found a donor after his wife posted an urgent message on Facebook.
Friends of BO$$ recently launched the “Rappers Need Kidneys, Too” campaign with Todd Davis and 8055 Records.
The campaign is aimed at spreading the word to potential donors for BO$$, in addition to raising awareness about kidney diseases within the rap community.
Anyone interested in participating in the campaign may contact email@example.com.
After graduating high school, Bo$$ was discovered by DJ Quik who paired her with partner AMG for a song. After hearing the track, Russell Simmons signed her to Def Jam West, where she released her debut album, Born Gangstaz, in 1993. The album boasted the hit single, “Deeper”, as well as “Recipe for a Hoe,” both of which hit #1 on the Billboard Rap Tracks chart.
Her career in hip-hop faltered after she admitted to growing up in an upper middle-class family and attending private school in a 1994 interview with the Wall Street Journal. Her sophomore album was eventually shelved and she was dropped from Def Jam.