DMX is on life assist in a hospital after struggling a coronary heart assault, his lawyer has clarified.
The 50-yr-previous Grammy-nominated rapper, whose actual identify is Earl Simmons, was rushed to a medical middle in White Plains, New York, on Friday, April 2. His lawyer, Murray Richman, instructed E! News on Saturday afternoon, April 3, that DMX had suffered a coronary heart assault. He added that he was “taken off life support and is breathing on his own.” But later that night, the lawyer instructed NBC News and different retailers that the “Slippin'” artist continued to be on life assist and was not respiratory on his personal, contradicting his earlier feedback in regards to the star’s situation.
TMZ broke the news of DMX’s hospitalization. The outlet reported on Saturday that the rapper, who has a historical past of substance dependancy and has been to rehab earlier than, suffered a drug overdose, which triggered the center assault. His lawyer has not confirmed this and instructed NBC News that he didn’t know what brought about the rapper’s coronary heart assault.