The 'Green Eyed Bandit' has been a staple in hip hop culture for quite a few years. According to longtime producer and DJ for EPMD, DJ Scratch says that Erick Sermon suffered a heart attack on Saturday, November 12th. Scratch says the 42 year old MC is doing 'ok', but asks that fans keep him in their prayers.

Announcement of Erick's heart attack comes just days after the death of Heavy D and weeks after Rick Ross suffers two seizures in one day.

Well wishes to Erick and his family.