American rapper, Earl Simmons popularly known has DMX has passed away on Friday, 9th of April at the age of 50.
Earlier this month, he suffered cardiac arrest and battled for his life, as he was on live support up until this Friday morning.
The rapper died at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side.
The family reported the death news to People in a statement which says:
“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.”
“We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time.”
Fans across the world have started paying tribute to the legend.