Earlier Saturday afternoon (April 3), DMX’s lawyer Murray Richman confirmed to PIX11 News that his shopper had “been taken off life assist system and is respiration on his personal.” Simply earlier than 8 p.m. Saturday, Rolling Stone reports that Richman was “given mistaken data” and mentioned that the legendary rapper stays on life assist and in essential situation.

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DMX has been “taken off life assist and is respiration on his personal,” in keeping with lawyer Murray Richman.

Richman spoke to PIX11 News in regards to the rapper’s situation, however says he’s nonetheless frightened about his shopper’s well being. “It could be disingenuous of me to counsel I’m not a frightened man at this specific level,” he mentioned.

DMX’s household, via Richman, had beforehand confirmed with ABC that the rapper is in grave situation and was on life assist.

“I acquired a name this morning that Earl Simmons was within the hospital, on the White Plains Hospital, and that he had had a coronary heart assault, and that i’m unsure the way it was induced and that he’s on life assist,” Richman mentioned, including that X is “surrounded by household.”

Richman says he’s finished authorized work for DMX for over 20 years and has remained involved along with his household. “I’ve spoken to the household and the household and I are fairly shut with one another. I’m involved about his well-being and conscious of his significance,” he mentioned. “I’ve identified Earl for over 25 years and I imagine that his music is sort of poignant, essential. He’s actually a poet of our time.”


DMX reportedly suffered an alleged drug overdose on Friday evening (April 2) and is in grave situation at a White Plains, New York, hospital, stories say.

In response to TMZ, the incident occurred at his house at round 11 p.m. and triggered a coronary heart assault. The rapper is at present within the essential care unit and sources near him advised the movie star information outlet that X has “some mind exercise” and is in a “vegitative state.” Docs, in keeping with TMZ, are cautioning that “he might not make it.”

DMX, whose delivery title is Earl Simmons, has battled substance abuse for years and has been to rehab several times. His final stint was in 2019.

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That yr, Simmons checked himself into rehab out of concern he would possibly relapse once more, however the effort reportedly failed, stories say. 

One in all DMX’s newest musical headlines was when he faced off against Snoop Dogg in a July 2020 Verzuz battle, which noticed greater than 500,000 viewers tune in.


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