DMX Dead At The Age Of 50 Following 6 Days In Hospital
A sad day for the hip-hop culture. DMX (real name Earl Simmons) reportedly dead at the age of 50 on Friday (April 9, 2021). DMX was taken to the White Plains Hospital on April 2 after suffering a heart attack caused by an overdose. Dark Man X spent 6 days in hospital in a vegetative condition. Today, April 9, X’s family came with a statement announcing the bad news.
“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.”
Addressing the tragic situation, White Plains Hospital came out with a statement too.
“Earl Simmons passed away peacefully with family present after suffering a catastrophic cardiac arrest.”
DMX is one of the greatest hip-hop artists ever with his outstanding legacy X became one of the most influential rappers from the 2000s to nowadays. During his brilliant career which started in the early 90s, the Yonkers-bred rapper released 8 albums, most of them already certified platinum. He gifted the world with classics that will echo in eternity. Same as Tupac, X became a big name in the movie industry as well, putting his name right next to heavyweights in the movie business.
Rest in Peace DMX!