The hip hop community across the globe are mourning the death of multi platinum award winning rapper DMX born Earl Simmons. He was 50.
The rapper was confirmed dead later today by family members saying, “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,” part of the statement said.
“Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end,” the family continued. “He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him.”
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Some Ghanaian entertainers who have been influenced by the life of the hip hop icon has taken to social media to celebrate his legacy and also pay their last respect.
Rappers like Sarkodie, M.Anifest, E.L and other great musicians and entertainers wrote how they felt when they heard the death of DMX. Check below for more.