The family of Grammy-nominated rapper DMX, held a vigil on Monday evening, April 5th, 2021, outside White Plains Hospital in New York where the 50-year-old artiste is hospitalized, following a heart attack.
DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was at his home around 11 p.m. on Friday, April 2nd 2021, when he fell ill. He was immediately taken to White Plains Hospital in New York, where he was hospitalized for a heart attack, triggered by a drug overdose, and, according to his family, is now “facing serious health issues”.
His longtime lawyer, Murray Richman said. the rapper is on life support and was not breathing on his own,
Among those at the vigil were his ex-wife Tashera Simmons and fiancee Desiree Lindstrom, who were seen hugging each other at the gathering. Fans chanted “DMX! DMX!” and crossed their arms in the shape of an X while a recording of the rapper was played during the event.
Story: Ene Ken-Yawe