Earl Simmons, rap legend better known as DMX, has passed on after suffering a heart attack from an apparent drug overdose.
The Yonkers-bred MC died after suffering from a “catastrophic cardiac arrest.”
Celebrities and fans have taken to social media platforms to pay their last respect to the deceased rapper as words of his death spread.
“Even though you had battles you TOUCHED so many through your MUSIC and when you would PRAY so many people FELT THAT!. This is heavy for the HipHop family but your LEGACY LIVES ON & your SPIRIT,” Missy Elliot wrote.
“RIP DMX. Thank you for being the soundtrack of my childhood,” Burna Boy wrote.
See more tributes below:
RIP DMX. Thank you for being the soundtrack of my childhood.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) April 9, 2021
Rest in Heaven DMXAdvertisement
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 9, 2021
DMX. 🕊 His gift meant so much to so many. Sending love to his family.
— Halle Berry (@halleberry) April 9, 2021Advertisement
RIP DMX. I pray for the comfort of your children and loved ones. 🙏🏿💛 pic.twitter.com/WC5LsaL9j8
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) April 9, 2021
Even though you had battles you TOUCHED so many through your MUSIC and when you would PRAY so many people FELT THAT! This is heavy for the HipHop family but your LEGACY LIVES ON & your SPIRIT. Continued Prayers for X family & friends for STRENGTH/HEALING🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/ZI9NI6Nslg
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX. No one radiated more agony, pain, and atomic energy. The Cerberus from Yonkers, who suffered for all of our sins and his own. Maybe the rawest rapper of all-time, no pretense or frills, just pure adrenaline, lawless genius, and reckless abandon. The struggle incarnate. pic.twitter.com/P80t1GQHEa
— Otto Von Biz Markie (@Passionweiss) April 9, 2021
— Vince Staples (@vincestaples) April 9, 2021
— 🌱 (@noname) April 9, 2021
— Asim Chaudhry (@AsimC86) April 9, 2021
Condolences to family, friends & fans of #DMX. 🙏🏾💔 As a person in recovery this really breaks my heart. If ur struggling w/addiction, know that a solution starts w/reaching out 4 help. Let the life & legacy of DMX be the touchstone that catapults u into ur destiny. ❤️🙏🏾#RIPDMX pic.twitter.com/ZSpRw6RPFB
— KEM (@MusicByKEM) April 9, 2021
As a young man I quickly wrote off the faith of DMX. Now I understand the complex subjectivity of his spirituality too well. May his life teach us to be honest about pain, success and self reflection . #RIPDMX
— Sho Baraka (@AmIshoBaraka) April 9, 2021
— Bishop Talbert Swan (@TalbertSwan) April 9, 2021
— loripetty (@loripetty) April 9, 2021
“Always trust everyone to be themselves but trust in the fact you can see them well.” – DMX
— Mayweather Promotions (@MayweatherPromo) April 9, 2021
Leave the Dog alone
Let the Dog roam
Give the Dog a bone
And he’ll find his way home
— 𝐘𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐋𝐨𝐦𝐢 (@ELgh_) April 9, 2021
— Oliver Mathenge (@OliverMathenge) April 9, 2021
Dedicated to DMX – 'When I'm Gone' (LYRICS CC) https://t.co/stDbb0kwMb
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) April 9, 2021
I photographed DMX 3 or 4 times and I was always hyped about seeing him perform. Imo whatever garbage he was doing in his life it seemed to disappear once he hit the stage. Always entertaining to see him on stage and hear his unmistakable voice. #RIPDMX pic.twitter.com/7xig39nEXJ
— Luis Santana (@LuisSantana) April 9, 2021
No words right now. Nothing but fierce love, prayers and protection for X's family, friends and fans. This loss is devastating. #RIPDMX 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🖤
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX 🤍 pic.twitter.com/ZnhbGS9l1V
— Skai (@skaijackson) April 9, 2021
Rest in Peace to Mount Vernon's own DMX.
Your humanity, music and spirit will forever be felt by the people you touched around the globe. pic.twitter.com/0KjhDtu8IR
— Congressman Jamaal Bowman (@RepBowman) April 9, 2021
your impact and influence will live on forever 🕊 sleep well DMX.
— Ella Mai (@ellamai) April 9, 2021
Rest up DMX 🦅
— THE VOICE (@lildurk) April 9, 2021
rest in heavenly peace power and paradise DMX 🕊 pic.twitter.com/D7jTskaPgE
— abz (@abra) April 9, 2021
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