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Music icon suffers stroke, cardiac arrest: Report

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November 06, 2023

C-Knight, the original member of the iconic 90s rap group “The Dove Shack,” is currently facing a life-threatening medical battle after suffering a stroke and cardiac arrest.

The esteemed rapper, widely recognized for his contribution to the West Coast G-Funk era, was hospitalized on October 18 due to severe complications from diabetes, according to TMZ.

C-Knight currently remains in the hospital, unresponsive after suffering a stroke and cardiac arrest while under medical care. According to The Daily Caller, C-Knight was first admitted to the hospital on Oct. 18 for high blood sugar levels due to his battle with diabetes.

While receiving dialysis treatment, C-Knight experienced a stroke that led to the rapper suffering cardiac arrest. C-Knight eventually had to be resuscitated by medical professionals, after which he was placed on life support. The rapper’s current condition remains precarious, with the attending physicians yet to observe signs of improvement.

According to TMZ, the rapper’s family has been awaiting an MRI scan to assess whether or not there is any substantial brain activity. The results will be crucial for the family’s decision-making process concerning C-Knight’s further medical support. TMZ reported that the family allegedly is expected to keep C-Knight on life support at least temporarily, even if brain activity is not detected. The extended life support would allow the family additional time to consider their options.

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During the pinnacle of their fame, C-Knight, alongside 2Scoops and Bo-Roc, propelled “The Dove Shack” to the forefront of the G-Funk movement, sharing the spotlight with prominent legends like Snoop Dogg and Warren G, according to The Daily Caller.

Amidst the uncertainty of the rapper’s health condition, the unwavering spirit of the community reflects the influential legacy C-Knight and “The Dove Shack” imprinted on hip-hop culture. As the wait for an update on C-Knight’s heath continues, the world looks on, hoping for a positive update on the beloved rapper’s health.

This news article was partially created with the assistance of artificial intelligence and edited and fact-checked by a human editor.