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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Black Eyed Peas rapper Taboo reveals cancer battle

Rapper Taboo underwent surgery and chemotherapy after being diagnosed with testicular cancer (AP)
Rapper Taboo underwent surgery and chemotherapy after being diagnosed with testicular cancer (AP)

Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas has opened up about his recent battle with testicular cancer.

The 41-year-old rapper says he went to an emergency department in 2014 with pain throughout his body after a show and found out that he had stage two testicular cancer.

He underwent surgery and a 12-week course of chemotherapy before being declared in remission last year.

Taboo's struggle with cancer has inspired a new song, called The Fight.

He said all proceeds from the single will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Taboo was named an ACS ambassador in May.

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