Legendary American rapper, DMX, has died at the age of 50. The news of his death was made public through a press statement from his family on Friday, April 9, 2021.
Read statement below:
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.
The rapper who thrilled fans in the late 90s had been hospitalized since he suffered heart attack in his home in White Plains, New York on Friday, April 2, 2021. He was placed on life support at the White Plains Hospital, New York before giving up the ghost on Friday.
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