American Rapper DMX Dead At The Age Of 50
Multiplatinum rapper DMX is dead. He passed on Friday, April 9, seven days subsequent to being hospitalized following a coronary failure, ABC Chicago reports.
Affirming his demise in a proclamation on Friday, his family said, “We are profoundly disheartened to declare today that our adored one, DMX, original name of Earl Simmons, died at 50 years of age at White Plains Hospital with his family close by in the wake of being put in a coma for as long as a couple of days.
“Duke 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. HIS 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. If it’s not too much trouble, RESPECT OUR PRIVACY AS WE GRIEVE THE LOSS OF OUR BROTHER, FATHER, UNCLE AND THE MAN THE WORLD KNEW AS DMX. WE WILL SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT HIS MEMORIAL SERVICE ONCE DETAILS ARE FINALIZED.”