Rapper Spliff Star—best known as Busta Rhymes' hype man—underwent heart surgery on Thursday (May 24), but according to Busta, the rapper appears to be doing better following a successful procedure.

Busta posted a screenshot of their Facetime call on Instagram and shared a heartfelt message for his longtime collaborator. "I’m the happiest mu’fucka in the world right now seeing my brother for the 1st time since his heart procedure earlier today," Busta wrote. According to the rapper, Spliff Star had a life-threatening condition and doctors said his heart wasn't functioning properly.

"My bro made it through successfully and again the Lion Heart and Gladiator spirit that my brother has is too powerful so jut know when my bro finish healing you mu’fucka’s will have the BIGGEST PROBLEMS Tk deal with when we touch that fuckin’ stage!!!! (sic)" Busta added.

In a separate post, Busta congratulated Spliff once again on the successful procedure and thanked fans for their support. "We got ALOT of life left to live Big bro.. Congrats on you’re successful procedure this morning King and thank you to everyone for the prayers who’s great energy contributed to the great results for my brother (sic)," he wrote.

Conglomerate Entertainment president Shaheem Reid also shared an update on Spliff, saying the rapper is doing much better. "Spoke to him today and he read every single comment you left on my page," Reid wrote on Instagram. He appreciates it all. Thank you."

Spliff and Busta's relationship dates back to their childhood days and the rapper has been working with Busta since the Brooklyn artist dropped his debut album, The Coming, in 1996.

Check out the Instagram posts below.

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