DMX On Life Support After Suffering Heart Attack, Lawyer Says

Written by on April 3, 2021

DMX is on life assist at White Plains Hospital after struggling a coronary heart assault, the rapper’s lawyer stated on Saturday.

“I’m very unhappy about it, extraordinarily unhappy. He’s like my son,” the lawyer, Murray Richman, instructed the AP. “He’s only a great particular person, great entertainer, great human being. And a lot to supply, a lot to say. Not the run-of-the-mill rapper. An individual of nice depth.”

TMZ, citing unnamed sources, wrote earlier that DMX had a coronary heart assault Friday night time triggered by a drug overdose and was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York. The identical nameless sources additionally stated DMX was in essential situation.

On Saturday morning, Eric B. of the hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim shared a photograph of himself and DMX with the caption “Please pray for my brother DMX.”

Rick Ross additionally talked about the scenario on social media.

“Prayers up for DMX the legend,” he stated in an Instagram story posted Saturday. “Let’s put that within the sky.”

Missy Elliot and Killer Mike tweeted out equally hopeful messages.

DMX, born Earl Simmons, has handled drug dependancy for years and skilled an overdose that left him “semiconscious” in 2016. Final yr, he revealed in an interview with fellow rapper Talib Kweli that his points with substance use first began at age 14, when an a mentor gave him a blunt laced with crack. He additionally talked in regards to the significance of discussing his issues overtly.

“Speaking about your issues is seen as an indication of weak spot, when truly, it’s one of many bravest issues you are able to do,” DMX stated on the time. “One of many bravest issues you are able to do is put it on the desk, chop it up, and simply let it out.”

It is a growing story. Please verify again for updates.

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