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Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas has gone public with his battle with cancer, this after he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014. With the disease now in remission, Taboo is using his fame to bring awareness to the disease and is promoting a new song to support his current campaign.

The Associated Press reported on the rapper’s journey and fight with stage 2 testicular cancer. After undergoing 12 weeks of chemotherapy and surgery, the artist born Jaime Luis Gomez is ramping up his duties as an American Cancer Society ambassador. In a Thursday Instagram post, the rapper chronicled his battle and celebration of the remission.

From Instagram:

This pic was taken in 2014 -this was my 3rd round of #chemotherapy – I can move on with my life because of the blessings that I have received but this part of #Th3FIGHT will always remind me to keep fighting on no matter what “nothing prepares u for Chemo it’s like #war #torture and a #nightmare all in one – #warriors #fighter @americancancersociety – we will help and be of service –

On Taboo’s main IG page, there are other photos regarding his treatment and outcome which include praise for his family and other media announcements.

Photo: Instagram


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