Rapper DMX has been hospitalized and fellow music artists reminiscent of Missy Elliott and Rick Ross have taken to social media to hope for his restoration.
The musician’s lawyer, Murray Richman, tells E! News, “He had a heart attack last night at 11 p.m. and he’s still currently in the hospital. His condition is very serious.”
While Richman did not disclose another particulars, he defined the rapper was “taken off life support and is breathing on his own.”
The 50-12 months-previous “X Gon’ Give It to Ya” artist was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York on Friday night time, April 2, TMZ reported early on Saturday, April 3. The outlet quoted sources near the rapper as saying he suffered a drug overdose that triggered a coronary heart assault.
However, DMX’s rep has not confirmed these particulars.
DMX, a father of 15 youngsters and whose actual identify is Earl Simmons, has battled substance dependancy on and off for years. He underwent remedy in rehab in 2017 and 2019.
Last November, he talked about his historical past of dependancy to crack cocaine on the present People’s Party with Talib Kweli. The rapper stated that at age 14, his mentor, who was like an “older brother” to him, gave him a crack-laced blunt with out telling him what he smoked. He stated he had by no means even smoked cigarettes or weed earlier than the incident.