Boston emcee Akrobatik reportedly suffered a heart attack last night. According to close associates Mr. Lif and Edo.G, he went into open heart surgery earlier today and is in stable condition following the procedure.

News of Akro’s hospitalization first broke on Twitter, where there were rumors of a medically-induced coma. Several of his aforementioned peers confirmed a heart attack, but explained that he was not in a coma.

Akrobatik has been a fixture in the Boston hip-hop scene for over a decade. He most recently released his second studio LP Absolute Value in 2008, and appears each morning on JAM’N 94.5’s morning show for his daily “Sports Wrap-Up.” will keep you updated…

Pls send positive energy to @akrobatikmc He is in stable condition after hving open heart surgery due to a heart attackless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

got word on my brother Ak he will come out of this keep your prayers comingless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Much love & prayers goes out 2 Akrobatik who is in the hospital in a coma….send strong positive thoughts…..Love 2 his Familyless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Woke up to some bad news about Akrobatik. He is a great artist and a friend. Keep him in your prayers that he pulls thru this coma. #PRAYless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Pray for Akrobatik dope MC great dude…… He’s in a coma….. #PrayerWorksless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply