American Rapper cum song writer, Earl Simmons aka DMX suffered a drug overdose (OD) on Friday night and is currently in the hospital, and the prognosis is not good.
Accordimg to a source close to the rapper, the OD occurred at his home at around 11 PM.
The sources say the overdose triggered a heart attack.
The 50-year-old New York born rapper was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York and is in the critical care unit.
While a source revealed that he had “some brain activity”, another source says he is in a “vegetative state” and doctors have cautioned he may not make it.
As was reported over the years, the talented Rapper and Actor, who was the cornerstone of the Ruff Ryders label, has battled substance abuse and has been to rehab several times.
His last rehab stint back in 2019 came after he completed a 12-month sentence for tax evasion.
At the time, we were told DMX hadn’t relapsed, but checked himself into rehab out of fear he might again, as he felt the temptations to use creep up on him again.
DMX made his return to the stagefollowing rehab in December 2019 when he hit Hakkassan in Las Vegas, chatting it up and taking photos with fans before he hit the stage.
During the Vegas show, he took a moment to tell fans, “When you fall down, get back up, everyone here has been through some s**t and you never know what God is willing to do for you until you need him to do something for you.”
Last we saw him perform was in July2020, when X faced off with Snoop Doggin a Verzuz battle which saw more than 500K viewers tune in, proving he still hadan incredible ability to bring an audience.
We will give update as information becomes available regarding his current situation.