DMX has been found in critical conditions. The tragic news of the old school rapper came about when he was reported to have overdosed on Friday night, and his condition was said to be “grave.” Rapper DMX has already been suffering from addiction and was reported that he ODed at his home around 11 p.m., which later lead to a heart attack.
DMX was taken to White Plains, New York, hospital, where he remained in a critical-care unit. It was reported that doctors were already preparing for the worst. Female rap mogul Missy Elliott wrote some kind words on the late rapper’s death, “Prayers for DMX and his family,” moreover Viola Davis also wrote, “Praying for DMX.”
Background of DMX
DMX rose to fame with his 1998 debut album “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot.” His long battled addiction, including a few trips to rehab in 2019 following a year-long prison sentence for tax evasion was also in the public eye for a very long time as well. Back in 2016, DMX was seen in the parking lot of a Yonkers, New York, Ramada Inn with no pulse. He has battled substance abuse and has been to rehab several times.
DMX has greatly changed the culture with a hit like “Party Up (Up in Here)” (2000), and a great number of film appearances, including in “Romeo Must Die” (2000) and “Cradle 2 the Grave” (2003). The rapper also expanded into his very own reality television series, “DMX: Soul of a Man” (2006).
Statement from DMX’s rep
Besides his career, BMX is a father of 15 children who are all from DMX’s rep released a statement, saying “Last night Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at home. At this time he remains in ICU in critical condition. Earl has been a warrior his entire life. This situation represents yet another road he must conquer.”
The rep continues… “The Simmons Family appreciates the overwhelming outpouring of heartfelt love, encouragement, support and prayers for Earl. Earl is someone whose life and music have been a source of inspiration and strength to so many people around the world. It is reassuring to see his fans return that same passion and energy to him during his time of need.”
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