diabetes

Hip-Hop Icon Doctor Dré Lost His Vision While Battling Diabetes

Hip Hop Icon Doctor Dré Lost his Vision While Battling Diabetes

Ed Lover and Doctor Dré became the faces of Yo! MTV Raps after the original host, Fab 5, stepped down. Before MTV Raps, there wasn’t any television programming dedicated to Hip-Hop. The pair will forever be engraved in Hip-Hop history and helped pioneer the genre’s national influence on television. Doctor Dré sat down with ABC […]

Price Be of P.M. Dawn Passes Away at 46, Hip Hop Community Reacts

Attrell Cordes, better known as Prince Be of P.M. Dawn, has passed away at the age of 46 from kidney disease due to his struggle with diabetes. The New Jersey native was half of the ’90s R&B group with brother Jarrett Cordes. After the introduction of the Nielsen SoundScan in 1991, P.M. Dawn earned the first #1 with “Set […]

#RIPPHIFE: Today Is A Sad Day For Hip Hop

As the Hip Hop community mourns the sudden loss of Phife Dawg (real name Malik Taylor), one of the greatest emcees to ever get on the mic, an overwhelming sense of sadness is hard to escape for many. The impact A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) had on Hip Hop culture can be felt in every […]

Kid Frost Announces He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

Arturo Molina, Jr., who’s better known to the Hip Hop community and music fans as Kid Frost, has been diagnosed with cancer and has been documenting his battle with the deadly disease on his Instagram account. A photo posted by QVO AQUI STOY MC KID FROST? (@ogkidfrost1) on Feb 25, 2016 at 1:11pm PST The […]

Ray Allen To Open Organic Fast-Food Restaurant In South Miami

Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon are launching an organic fast-food restaurant in Miami called Grown. The Allen’s were inspired to open the fast-food space because they wanted to find healthy options for their son Walker, who was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when he was only 17 months old, the Miami Herald reported. “People want to be healthier, […]

Hood Health 101: Diabetes Ain’t Sweet

There are three different kinds of diabetes; Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. So what’s the difference? Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes has a few names. Some people refer to it as Insulin-Dependant Diabetes, Juvenile Diabetes or Early Onset Diabetes. People usually get this type of diabetes before they turn 40 […]