Earls Simmons popularly Known as DMX died 5 days after being in the hospital and on life support for suffering a heart attack. The legendary Musician died while his family was beside him.
The relatives made a statement that “DMX was a warrior who fought till the very end”
They also added that, “Earl’s music inspired countless lives across the globe and his iconic music style will have an impact on peoples lives forever. They continued.
DMX, also known as Dar Man X, was a leading hip-hop artist in the American Hip Hop industry in this life time he also collaborated with artists like JAY-Z, JA Rule and LL Cool J.
He took his nickname or moniker from the name of a drum machine used in rap tracks.
Some of the popular music tracks he sang which topped Charts are Party Up ( Up in Here) and X Gon’ Give it to ya.
He also happened to be an actor, and acted in popular films like Cradle 2 the Grave, Romeo Must Die and Exit Wounds.
DMX was born in Mount Vernon, A place that is located in New York in the year 1970. DMX publicly battled substance abuse and spent a couple of periods ion rehab.
DMX had 15 children, he also served jail sentences for changes including his animal abuse issues, reckless driving sentences and possession of both drugs and weapons.
According to reports coming from his family, DMX died on Friday at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York.
“He loved his Family with all his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him” their statement comminuted.
“We appreciate all the love and support during his 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.”
Steve Rifkind who was his manager also paid his respects in a post made on Instagram: “The team is going to finish what we started your legacy will never go away.
“That’s my word. Rest Easy X.”
A lot of tributes were paid throughout Friday, with a host of stars expressing their admiration for the musician and offering their sympathies.
“his gift meant so much to us.” Actress Halle Berry Tweeted.
A number of other musicians also paid their respects, Musicians including Burna Boy, Chance the rapper and Charlie Puth along with some basketball sports giants LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal.
The Congressman who Jamaal Bowman, who represents the rapper’s hometown in washiton, tweeted that he was “sending love, strength, and healing to DMX’s family