Representatives for Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell have shared a sad health update with fans last weekend, explaining that the legendary musician is battling stage-four lung cancer. Worrell is also seeking to fund a new album via indiegogo, one that he hopes will be released in his lifetime.

Read the statement below:

I posted this before but had to take it down because our oldest granddaughter, Stephanie, had not been told yet and we…

Posted by Bernie Worrell on Friday, January 1, 2016

To contribute to Worrell’s Indiegogo campaign, head here. Our thoughts and prayers are with Worrell and his loved ones, and we wish him nothing but good health and fortune in 2016.

[H/t JamBase]