Hip-hop hurts today following the news of The death of DMX.
Friday (April 9), DMXThe team shared a statement with XXL from the family of the beloved veteran rhymer, confirming that DMX died at the age of 50 after suffering an alleged overdose that led to a heart attack on April 2.
“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our beloved DMX, birth name Earl Simmons, has passed away at the age of 50 at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after have been put on life support in recent days. . Earl was a warrior who fought to the very end, ”part of the statement read.
A number of members of the rap community commemorate DMX and its contributions to hip-hop via social media.
Swizz beatz, DMX close friend and frequent contributor, shared a post via social media shortly after the news of X’s passing was announced. Swizzy wrote: “I am truly beyond devastation !!!!!! But i am so happy that my brother is no longer in pain i saw him take everyone’s pain and make it his own 🙏🏽 send my love and support to his whole family 🙏🏽 brother we won’t let them never forget your name and you will live forever FAME🌹 Long live the DMX King THE GREAT AKA my brother 4 Life Earl Simmons 🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊 Damn Dog. “
Eve, who previously signed with the same Ruff Ryders Entertainment label that X called home, wrote a heartfelt farewell to his former label mate: “#mydog, I know you are in the place of peace you deserve. I will be forever grateful to have You been one of the most special people I have ever met. Full of humor, talent, wisdom and love and most of all loyalty. This world has lost a TRUE but the heavens have won an ANGEL. May you rest 🙏 🏾🕊💔😔 #rip #dmx #ruffrydersfamily. “
Fat Joe, who also has a long history with X, said her final farewell on Instagram. In his message, the rapper from the Bronx spoke of their rapprochement. “The DOG, I tried to play it and stay positive. We’ve been in this game for a while, you’ve always worn your heart on your sleeve, it hasn’t been an easy journey for you, but it’s is what makes you X. We love you my brother I’m sorry for the lost family. This is one of the saddest days in Hip Hop. God bless you X your music will live on forever and we won’t ‘never forget nor the impact you had in the game. New York defending the blow for DMX 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 @therealswizzz @ruffryders @thelox RIP X ”, wrote Joe.
According to a report by TMZ Yesterday, the hired rapper underwent a number of tests on Wednesday (April 6) to determine if there had been an improvement in his brain functionality after X’s brain was said to have been deprived of oxygen for nearly 30 minutes. April 2nd. However, this was later revealed. that DMX had not recovered any brain function since his admission to hospital.
A vigil was also recently held for X on April 4 outside White Plains hospital where he had been in intensive care and intensive care. Fans as well as members of the Ruff Ryders Motorcycle Club paid tribute to DMX by playing some of its music outside the hospital.
On April 3, reports surfaced online that the 50-year-old MC suffered an almost fatal drug overdose a day before, leaving him in “serious condition”. As details continued to appear online, it was confirmed that X was on life support in a ‘vegetative state’.
Soon after, conflicting reports claimed that the rapper, born Earl Simmons, was breathe by itself after his attorney, Murray Richman, spoke with New York PIX11 News. “It is [DMX] was removed from the life support system, he breathes on his own, “the attorney claimed. Richman then retracted his statements to Rolling stone, revealing that he had received false information.
X’s battle with drug addiction has been documented throughout his adult life. In 2019, the native of New York enrolled in a drug rehab program. More recently, DMX began to prepare fans for their next studio album after years of silence. According to X, the late Pop smoke is one of the features of the newest class of rappers that will appear on the next DMX album.
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