NEW YORK / CNN — DMX, a famed rapper and actor, has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50-years-old.
“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,” family’s statement read in part.
The rapper had been hospitalized for the last week after suffering a heart attack at his home in New York, according to his longtime attorney, Murray Richman.
DMX (Dark Man X) began rapping...