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DMX hospitalized after alleged drug overdose

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Embattled American rapper, Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX has been hospitalized after an alleged drug overdose.

 

1st news gathered that the rapper is in critical condition after he suffered a drug overdose.

 

The New York rapper, DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was rushed to a New York hospital on Friday, April, 2, with sources claiming the overdose triggered a heart attack.

 

According to TMZ, DMX is currently in the critical care unit of a White Plains hospital where he reportedly is exhibiting “some brain activity.”

 

Another source told TMZ that the artiste is currently in a “vegetative state” and doctors have cautioned he may not make it.

 

The Ruff Ryders MC has long struggled with drug addiction; last checking into rehab in October 2019.

 

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The rapper claims his problems with addiction began when he was tricked into smoking crack at 14 by his mentor.

 

“I was in Yonkers. This guy, ‘Ready Ron,’ he was like an older brother to me,” DMX told fellow hip-hop star Talib Kweli on his “People’s Party” podcast.

 

DMX made his return to the stage following 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.”

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