Sad news to start on Saturday Legendary rapper DMX has passed away at age 50, after spending days hospitalized after an overdose that had left him in a coma and with brain activity that was very difficult to recover.
This has been announced by the rapper’s family in a statement that has been sent to the magazine People: “We are very sorry to announce the passing of our beloved DMX, whose real name was Earl Simmons, at 50 years of age at White Plains Hospital and with his entire family around him, after having been on life support for several days. ”
“Earl was a fighter who was fighting to the end. He loved his family with all his heart and we will always cherish the moments we shared with him. Earl’s music has inspired countless fans around the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever.. We appreciate all the love and support we are receiving in these difficult times. ”
Although DMX was best known for his musical side, the rapper also made his first steps in the cinema, in the film Romeo must die or Born to die, as well as in the world of video games, where he became a playable character in Def Jam. Vendetta. What’s more, DMX has participated in movie soundtracks such as Deadpool, with which Ryan Reynolds himself has wanted to honor him by uploading his Instagram a piece of the movie in which you can hear his voice.