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‘DMX is still alive’- Rapper’s manager clarifies



Steve Rifkind, the manager of embattled American rapper, Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX has informed fans the ailing rapper is not dead.


Steve Rifkind shared the video on the social media platform, Instagram where he informed mourners and wailers that the 50-year-old rapper is still on life support and battling to be revived.


Twitter users have been paying tribute to the Rap icon since the early hours of Thursday, April 8 after it was alleged that DMX has kicked the bucket.


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Meanwhile, Rifkind waved it off as false news as he admonished fans of the ‘Lord Give me a sign rapper’ to keep praying.


Listen to what the manager has to say below.


The 50-year-old, who is still on life support at the White Plains Hospital in New York underwent critical brain function tests on Wednesday, April 7.

According to TMZ, the battery of tests performed on the rapper showed no improvement in brain activity since he was rushed to the hospital after suffering a drug overdose late Friday night, April 2.

He also tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life.

The publication also said the test results were “not good” and that his family has a tough decision to make regarding whether or not to keep X on life support.

Steve Rifkind, X’s longtime friend and manager was reportedly asked by the family to fly to New York on Friday, April 9.



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