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Hip Hop Mourns DMX

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Hip Hop Mourns DMX

Rick Ross, T.I, Xzibit, Missy Elliot and more mourn DMX.

Rest in peace X.

 

 

The hip hop community just lost one of its earliest heroes. 

DMX, whose real name was Earl Simmons died Friday, April 9 at White Plains hospital, New York after suffering from an apparent drug overdose last week. The family released a statement announcing his passing at just 50 years old.

“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.”

 
 
 
 
 
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Several of his colleagues in the industry including Missy Elliot, Eve, Fat Joe, Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes and many others have taken to social media to share their condolences and to also pray for his family.

Missy Elliot wrote; “Even though you had battles you TOUCHED so many through your MUSIC and when you would PRAY so many people FELT THAT! This is heavy for the HipHop family but your LEGACY LIVES ON & your SPIRIT. Continued Prayers for X family & friends for STRENGTH/HEALING.”

“I hate this but I’m at peace with it because you are finally at peace King. I love you Eternally X. For infinity lifetimes I will forever love you Big bro. Rest Easy Beloved. Rest,” wrote Busta Rhymes.

Rest In Peace, DMX.

 
 
 
 
 
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rest easy dmx 🤍

— 🌱 (@noname) April 9, 2021

Even though you had battles you TOUCHED so many through your MUSIC and when you would PRAY so many people FELT THAT! This is heavy for the HipHop family but your LEGACY LIVES ON & your SPIRIT. Continued Prayers for X family & friends for STRENGTH/HEALING🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/ZI9NI6Nslg

— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) April 9, 2021

Rest up DMX 🦅

— THE VOICE (@lildurk) April 9, 2021

Rest in Heaven DMX

— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 9, 2021

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