BREAKING: Rapper DMX Dead at 50
Sad news for the music world today. Rapper DMX, known for hit such as Party Up (Up In Here) and X Gon’ Give It To Ya, has died. He was 50 years old.
The New Yorker is said to have died as a result from his recent drug overdose and a heart attack. He was in a vegetative state since being found in his home earlier this month.
His team released a statement to the media:
“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.”
TVGrapevine sends condolences to his family during this difficult time.