Bone Thugs-In-Harmony Rapper, Krayzie Bone, Battles With Sarcoidosis

krayzie-bone-uppAnthony Henderson, is probably better known by his stage name, the Grammy-winning artist Krayzie Bone, from the the rap/hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. With hits like “First of The Month” and “Crossroads”, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are continuing to tour and perform all over the world. But last year, tour dates and appearances had to be cancelled due to Krayzie’s battle with sarcoidosis, the same disease that eventually claimed the life of comedian Bernie Mac.

A flood of comments, messages and posts were seen asking about the rappers health. He wants to thank his fans for their prayers and concern. He also has a message for all those fighting the same battle he’s in in an official statement from his publicity team:

Anthony “Krayzie Bone” Henderson would like to let his fans know that he is doing okay and please do not worry about him. He and his family are thankful for the prayers & concerns about his sickness. Hopefully this ordeal will raise more awareness and necessary research and funding for Sarcoidosis.

“As for all the children and people who are also dealing with Sarcoidosis just like he is, Krayzie wants you to know you are not alone. Be strong. He loves you all and is looking forward to getting back on the road soon.”

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