Influential rapper DMX born Earl Simmons today, Friday, April 9, 2021, has been announced dead after suffering from a heart attack because of an overdose. Aged 50, DMX underwent some brain functionality tests on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, to determine if there had been any improvement in his brain activity. The result generated was that there wasn’t any form of improvement following his reported overdose nearly a week ago.
His team after the rapper’s demise shared a statement which read,
“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle, and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized.”
DMX graced the hip-hop scene with hit singles like “Get at Me Dog,” Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Stop Being Greedy.”
His memories will forever live on.