DMX Is Still On Life Support Following Reported Overdose

Rapper is still on following his on Friday, April 2.

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DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is said to be in a grave condition after paramedics spent 30 minutes trying to resuscitate him which deprived his brain of oxygen and would have severely impacted his brain. 

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“It’s not looking good,” a family source commented and children are flying in to visit their father. “A lot of people are gathering at the hospital,” attorney Murray Richman told Page Six, which includes DMX’s ex-wife and some of his 15 children, 

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I’m very sad about it, extremely sad. He’s like my son,” the attorney said. “He’s just a tremendous person, tremendous entertainer, tremendous human being. And so much to offer, so much to say. Not the run-of-the-mill rapper.  A person of great depth.”

“Last night Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at home. At this time he remains in ICU in critical condition. Earl has been a warrior his entire life. This situation represents yet another road he must conquer,” a representative for DMX told TMZ.

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“The Simmons Family appreciates the overwhelming outpouring of heartfelt love, encouragement, support and prayers for Earl. Earl is someone whose life and music have been a source of inspiration and strength to so many people around the world. It is reassuring to see his fans return that same passion and energy to him during his time of need.”

DMX broke through in 1998 when his debut studio album “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and hits such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” saw DMX become a prominent face of the early 2000s. 

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