Rapper DMX Dies Aged 50 a Week after Suffering Heart Attack

Rapper DMX Dies Aged 50 a Week after Suffering Heart Attack

- American rapper DMX has passed away at the age of 50

- The rapper's death was confirmed by family members

- Condolence messages have poured in for DMX from fans all over the world

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Rapper DMX has died at the age of 50 a week after suffering a heart attack occasioned by a drug overdose.

Rapper DMX dies aged 50 week after suffering heart attack
Rapper DMX dies aged 50 week after suffering heart attack
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The rapper and actor, born Earl Simmons, died at White Plains Hospital in New York on Friday, April 9.

His death was confirmed to People by his family saying DMX passed away peacefully with family present after suffering a catastrophic cardiac arrest.

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"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," they wrote in a statement.

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According to the family, DMX was a warrior who fought till the very end.

He loved his family with all of his heart and they all cherished the times they spent with him.

The family further eulogised him as an artist whose music inspired countless fans across the world and that his iconic legacy will live on forever.

"We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time," said the family.
"Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX," it added.

The family also promised to share information about his memorial service once details were finalized.

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White Plains Hospital where DMX was receiving treatment extended its deepest condolences to his family as well as friends and legions of fans who expressed their unwavering support.

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Some days ago, Legit.ng reported that the rapper's fiancee, children and his fans camped outside the hospital to send him prayers and hope. This happened after DMX was admitted to the hospital.

Present during the vigil was DMX's ex-wife Tashera Simmons, the mother of their four children.

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