His manager confirmed the worrying news.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper Krayzie Bone — aka Anthony Henderson —is currently in hospital, “fighting for his life” the rap group’s manager Bobby Dee confirmed to the LA Times.
No other information was given regarding the status of his health. However, the worrying news comes following whispers spreading that the hip-hop star had checked himself into hospital in LA on Friday after he began coughing up large amounts of blood.
Henderson suffers from a condition called sarcoidosis — a rare condition that causes small patches of swollen tissue, called granulomas, to develop in the organs of the body (as per NHS).
TMZ reported that a CT scan showed that the rapper was suffering from a bleeding artery in one of his lungs, leading doctors to operate — though it failed to stop the bleeding.
Henderson has since been placed in an induced coma and will need to undergo a second procedure to deal with the internal bleeding. At this time, his family members are reportedly the only ones allowed to visit him. As of Sunday (Sept 23), KB is said to be on a breathing machine and sedated, as per AllHipHop.
Bandmate Bizzy Bone took to his Instagram Stories amid the harrowing news with a simple message: “Pray 4 Kray.” He added, “Can’t sleep. Sometimes you just gotta pray.”
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Others who sent their well wishes to the Thugging Ruggish Bones rapper included basketball legend and fellow Cleveland native LeBron James, who tweeted: “Prayers to Krayzie man!!!!” as well as rapper Juicy J, Kid Cudi and DJ Paul.
More prayers up for krazie bone— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) September 25, 2023
Fans were also quick to share their thoughts on social media about the sad situation, with one writing: “Hearing the news about Krayzie Bone I just can't believe it. Please get through this”.
Another added, “Candles lit. Prayers up. I refuse to listen to Crossroads with Krazyie on a vent. Feels like Eazy is in the room with him, catching up. I hope KB pulls through & his health is fully restored.”
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony originated in Cleveland, Ohio, after forming in the early 1990s, with the core members of the group being Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone.
The rap group gained significant popularity and success in the mid-1990s, particularly with their album E. 1999 Eternal which featured the hit single Tha Crossroads.
Our thoughts are with Krayzie Bone, his friends and family at this time.