Just months after news broke of DJ Kool Herc’s medical turmoil, another legendary icon of Hip Hop succumbs to illness. Storied Hip Hop photographer and activist Ernie Paniccioli recently revealed that he has been diagnosed with cancer.
The Life Goes On Foundation recently announced that Paniccioli was diagnosed with cancer and that he will soon undergo five weeks of radiation treatment. But Paniccioli isn’t only combating health issues; like Kool Herc before him, the famed photographer has already accrued over $40,000 medical bills and lacks the health insurance to pay them.
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