The hip-hop star, real name Torrence Hatch, has been struggling with diabetes for years and last month (Nov15), he revealed he is fighting cancer.

Lil Boosie has now taken to Instagram to update fans on his condition, revealing he will have surgery on Tuesday (08Dec15).

"To all my family, fans (and) supporters I really appreciate the love (and) concern that's been giving (sic) to me since I was diagnosed with kidney cancer," he wrote as he prepared for his life-saving operation on Monday. "Tommorrow (sic) I go (in) for surgery (and) I need prayers for a great surgery (and) rehabilitation at the MdAnderson cancer center."