Veteran rapper, Earl Simmons who goes by stage name; DMX is dead.
The Grammy-nominated rapper died on Friday, 9th of April at the age of 50 after suffering catastrophic cardiac arrest.
The sad news was reported by his family in a statement which reads;
"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."
DMX was survived by 15 children.
May his soul Rest In Peace.