The GoFundMe page was set up for the rapper Bo $$ to pay for her medical bills
A GoFundMe donation page has been set up for the rapper Bo $$, where she can pay her medical bills.
Bo $$, real name Lichelle Laws, was the first female artist to be signed to Def Jam West, and her debut solo album ‘Born Gangstaz’ peaked at number three on the Billboard R&B / Hip-Hop album in 1993 List.
A GoFundMe page was set up by members of her family for Bo $$ to raise $ 15,000 (£ 10,840) to pay for a special medical procedure recommended to her.
The description for the fundraiser explains that Bo $$ has had kidney disease since 2011, which is why she needs a kidney transplant. The rapper suffered a major stroke and seizure in 2017.
“We’re now trying to see if the family can get a special procedure for them,” the family’s GoFundMe statement explains. “The procedure is costly and we wanted to ask her extended family, friends and fans for help so that she could be blessed with this procedure so that she could get well again.
“The funds are needed as soon as possible in order to prepare them for the procedure. After this procedure, she will be on the kidney list for a donor transplant as soon as we receive one.
“We humbly ask for your help, family. Please give what you can. We are grateful for all that you can do. “
The GoFundMe Bo $$ fundraiser has raised $ 2,215 at the time of writing. You can find the fundraising page here.