Russell Simmons Pledges to Help With DJ Kool Herc's Medical Bills

02/09/2011 03:22 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

LOWER EAST SIDE -- From one Hip Hop legend to another, mogul Russell Simmons pledged to help cover DJ Kool Herc's recent medical bills.

In a video interview with Kim News Network, Simmons said he'd step in to help Herc pay for care related to kidney stones. Simmons also said that the government needs to do more to make healthcare affordable.