By Yuriy Andriyashchuk
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
Earlier today, there were numerous reports that Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill had passed away from stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was originally diagnosed in February. Now, it appears that Bill is still alive and fighting for his life.
Per TMZ, Bill’s daughter revealed that he’s still alive and needs prayers and support. Bill’s publicist also confirmed this. His daughter criticized people in the industry for being quick to “write him off as dead so they can capitalize off it.” Fellow Geto Boys member Scarface had put up an RIP post on his Instagram earlier today but ended up being deleted.
Bill’s publicist added that false information about him passing spread like wildfire. This comes after Bill missed a scheduled appearance at a Dallas nightclub last night. Promoters were made aware of his health in advance though. Bill’s family and friends are with him at the hospital now. Hopefully he’s able to pull through and beat this horrible disease. He’s been going through chemotherapy since being diagnosed.
Check out Bill’s daughter confirming on IG that he’s still alive and fighting.
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Contrary to what has been prematurely, insensitively, and inaccurately posted/reported – My dad IS NOT dead, he’s still alive and fighting for his life. He needs your continued prayers and support. Certain people have been so quick to write him off as dead so they can capitalize off it, and it’s messed up because yall really think these people care about him. There is no Geto Boys without Bushwick Bill. Please repost to help combat the fake news. Thank you @tmz_tv & @realdawn_p for the updated report. On behalf of the family we’re requesting privacy until further notice. #news #bushwickbill #chuckwick #getoboys #tmz
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