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DMX Has Died Following a Week in White Plains Hospital ICU

INGLEWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 04: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been converted to black and white.) DMX performs onstage during the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour at The Forum on October 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Live Nation)

In a statement from DMX’s family the iconic rapper has died.

He was 50 years old.

DMX was rushed to the hospital a week ago and placed on life support after going without oxygen for almost 30 minutes.

The statement said in part, “we are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old….Earl was a warrior who fought til the very end.”

The family asks for privacy and says they will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized.

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