Kool Keith – the sampled voice on The Prodigy‘s ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ – rebuffed news of his hospitalisation and has gone on the warpath against Kut Masta Kurt for allegedly making it up.
According to US site Sonicnet Kool Keith says that his former producer Kut Masta Kurt told European promoters that Keith had been committed to an asylum to explain why there wouldn’t be dates outside America to promote his new album ‘First Come First Served’.
Keith recently fired Kurt as his producer. Kurt denies being the source of the rumour. As previously reported – in a fax dated June 21 received by his UK agent from Kut Master Kurt it ‘confirmed’ Keith has been committed.
Kurt would not admit or deny he wrote the letter and call it “unincidental”. He said he went along with the rumour “to cover Keith‘s ass.”