DMX Hospitalized After Drug Overdose, Rappers Respond
On Saturday (April 3), hip-hop woke to the sad news that DMX overdosed on Friday (April 2). According to TMZ, the rapper was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York where he remains in critical condition. X is rumored to have “some brain activity,” however others are saying the MC is in a “vegetative state.” There is currently no word on if DMX will pull through, but doctors fear he may not make it.
Following the reports of DMX’s condition, the rhymer’s rap peers offered their support to the 50-year-olf Yonkers, N.Y. native. Rappers such as Rick Ross, Saigon, T.I. and Lil Reese have showed their love for the It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot artist on social media.
After news broke that X has in the hospital in a bad state, Rick Ross shared a video to his Instagram story. “Prayers up for DMX the legend, let’s put that in the sky,” Rick Ross said.
T.I. also posted to the photo-sharing platform offering his condolences and revealing how DMX has supported him through hard times, “Shake back Big Bro. We made plans Maaaan We got shit to do!!! We laughed so hard about how far we’ve made it in life this night,” the “Live your Life” rapper started. “I appreciate you so much for pulling up & and checking on a ni**a. So now I’m tellin you like you told me…This too shall pass…We need Real 1s like you around!!! #PrayersUpForDMX.”
Everyone at XXL is sending their thoughts and prayers to DMX and his loved ones. Check out the other rappers praying DMX has a speedy recovery below.