New York, NY – Renowned Hip Hop podcaster Reggie “Combat Jack” Ossé has revealed he’s been diagnosed with colon cancer. The disease caused him to missed an episode of his popular Combat Jack Show for the first time in seven years.

“In 7 years of podcasting, I’ve never missed an episode,” he said in a statement issued on Monday (October 23). “I got hit with some real life shit. I was recently diagnosed with Colon Cancer. I was rushed to the hospital, had some pretty severe surgery,” he continued. “I’m on the mend right now. I’m about to jump on this journey to health with chemo and alternative medicine. “Take care of your health,” he told his fans. “Your boy aint going nowhere though. We’re going to keep doing this. Keep rocking’ with us.”

Ossé has begun a hashtag on Twitter, #CombatCancer, which has picked up momentum on the social media service.

An outpouring of support emerged following Ossé’s announcement. Check out a sample of the response below.

HipHopDX sends our best to Combat Jack!