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DMX had them too – Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha defends having a tattoo after backlash from social media
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DMX had them too – Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha defends having a tattoo after backlash from social media

Kenyan Pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha has defended having a tattoo which she flaunted when she received her COVID-19 vaccine jab, following a backlash from social media. The photos which went viral on social media, showed the founder of the Oracle of God ministries receiving her jab on her upper left arm which bears a tattoo emblazoned with the word ‘Oracle’. The photos led to a backlash on social media and divided opinion among both believers and nonbelievers, with some even quoting Leviticus 19:28 which reads "Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD"  in condemnation. Rev Natasha however fired back at critics by sharing a post in which she told her followers not to allow naysayers or negative people discourage them from doing w...
Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51
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Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51

The Hip Hop community has suffered another loss after the death of rap legend, DMX. Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob has passed away at the age of 51. The rapper, real name Robert Ross, passed away on Saturday, April 17 after suffering a variety of ailments including kidney failure. He had recently been discharged from the hospital and was reportedly planning to relocate to Atlanta because he was homeless. His death was confirmed in a statement by popular New York City promoter, Van Silk. “We’ve lost another member of our Hip Hop family,” Van Silk tells HipHopDX. “Many may have been unaware that Black Rob has been sick over the years until Mark Curry posted the video from the hospital. My memory of Black Rob was when he use to come by DJ Kay Slay’s studio to do the mixt...
DMX’s Public Memorial to be Held at The Barclays Center on April 24
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DMX’s Public Memorial to be Held at The Barclays Center on April 24

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center has been confirmed as the venue to host a public memorial for DMX on Saturday, April 24. The Hip Hop Icon, real name Earl Simmons, died on Friday, April 9, at the age of 50 after he suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack on April 2. He will be honored by family and friends on April 24, with a private funeral service to take place the following day at a New York City-area church, the rapper’s manager, Steve Rifkind told TMZ. Ticketing and COVID-19 logistics are still being worked on,  according to the report. The arena has a potential capacity of 19,000.
DMX’s Family Denies Reports that Beyonce and Jay-Z Purchased the Late Rapper’s Master Recordings for $10M
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DMX’s Family Denies Reports that Beyonce and Jay-Z Purchased the Late Rapper’s Master Recordings for $10M

The family of DMX have shut down rumors claiming Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z bought the late rapper's master recordings for $10million. The hip-hop icon, real name Earl Simmons, was hospitalized after he suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack on April 2. He died on Friday, April 9, at the age of 50. After his death, rumours surfaced that Beyoncé and her Jay-Z had purchased the late rapper's master recordings for $10million. However, this has been dismissed by the family of DMX. In a statement shared by Complex, DMX's family said: 'There have been a few rumors following our loved one, Earl Simmons', passing that we'd like to clear up. No one has bought Earl's masters.' The family also warned members of the public not to get scammed by people trying to raise...
Watch fans vibe to DMX’s Ruff Ryder Anthem as his body leaves the White Plains Hospital in New York, where he died
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Watch fans vibe to DMX’s Ruff Ryder Anthem as his body leaves the White Plains Hospital in New York, where he died

Fans of late rapper DMX were filmed vibing to his Ruff Ryder Anthem as his body left the White Plains Hospital in New York, where he died. The hip-hop icon, real name Earl Simmons, was hospitalized after he suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack on April 2.  He died on Friday, April 9. DMX is survived by his fifteen children, four of whom are shared with his former wife Tashera Simmons, who he was married to from 1999 to 2010.
Rapper, DMX Dies At 50
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Rapper, DMX Dies At 50

Rap icon DMX has died at the age of 50. He died today April 9th at White Palms hospital with family and friends around him. He was hospitalized on April 2nd after suffering a heart attack following a drug overdose at his home. His family's statement reads: "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. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibl...
He’s still Alive – DMX’s Manager, Steve Rifkind says after false reports Surface that he Passed Away
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He’s still Alive – DMX’s Manager, Steve Rifkind says after false reports Surface that he Passed Away

Social media posts paying tribute to DMX broke out on Thursday night, stating that the American rapper passed away at the age of 50 after being taken off life support. Comedian and actress, Luenell, also helped fuel the rumours when she posted to her stories that her friend was “gone” following his hospitalization for a reported drug overdose that triggered a heart attack last week. “It is over, my friend is gone,” she wrote in the post. “Soar. Join the best that ever did it. RIP DMX.” Clarifying her post, Luenell wrote, “When your spirit leaves and your organs fail you. The body becomes just a shell. One becomes wrapped in the lords arms. That’s what ‘I’ call gone. I’m sorry to all.” A number of celebrities also paid tribute ...
Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, Claudia Jordan apologizes for mistakenly tweeting that DMX had died
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Real Housewives Of Atlanta star, Claudia Jordan apologizes for mistakenly tweeting that DMX had died

Real Housewives Of Atlanta alum Claudia Jordan apologized for mistakenly tweeting that rapper DMX had died. The 50-year-old New York rapper reportedly suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack last week and is in the ICU at White Plains Hospital in New York. He is also battling COVID-19. On Tuesday, April 6, Claudia, 47, wrote on her page: 'Rest in Paradise DMX,' only to later discover that the rapper is still alive. She then deleted her original tweet and then post: 'I'm sorry.' 'It's possible that she thought that the media had announced that DMX passed away,' wrote a Twitter user in the replies to her apology. 'I did,' confirmed Claudia who starred on just one season of The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. 'I deleted it. And apologized. I feel awful.' She cont...
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”
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Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”

American hip hop icon, DMX was rushed to a New York hospital on Friday, April, 2, after he reportedly suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack. Sources close to the rapper told TMZ that the incident occurred at his home at around 11 pm, The New York rapper, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was taken to the White Plains Hospital in New York and is in the critical care unit. The report also said he has "some brain activity" with one source stating that he's in a "vegetative state" and doctors have cautioned he may not make it. A family member of the rapper told the publication that paramedics tried resuscitating him for 30 minutes, and during that time he was deprived of oxygen. Doctors have reportedly told the family the...
Rapper DMX Reportedly in ‘Grave Condition’ after ‘Drug Overdose’ Triggers heart Attack
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Rapper DMX Reportedly in ‘Grave Condition’ after ‘Drug Overdose’ Triggers heart Attack

American rapper, DMX is reportedly in critical condition after he suffered a drug overdose. The New York rapper, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was rushed to a New York hospital on Friday, April, 2, with sources claiming the overdose triggered a heart attack. According to TMZ, DMX is currently in the critical care unit of a White Plains hospital where he reportedly is exhibiting “some brain activity.” Another source told TMZ that the artist is currently in a “vegetative state” and doctors have cautioned he may not make it. The Ruff Ryders MC has long struggled with drug addiction, last checking into rehab in October 2019. The rapper claims his problems with addiction began when he was tricked into smoking crack at 14 by his mentor. “I was in Yonkers. This guy, ‘Rea...
Kanye West Releases ‘Jesus Is King’ Album
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Kanye West Releases ‘Jesus Is King’ Album

The western ninth studio album and the culmination of the Sunday Services months, bringing together rappers like Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott, A $ AP Rocky, DMX and more. Kanye opened Sunday services in January as a religious gathering, where “Ye united his love for fashion, music and God. From what Instagram and Twitter saw, Sunday Services music concerts bridged the gap between hip-hop, R&B, and gospel music. The album comes on the heels of another announcement, that the rapper will be releasing another album, his Sunday Service-inspired Jesus Is Born, on Christmas Day. Check out Jesus Is King below. 1. "Hourly" 2. 'Selah' 3. "Follow God" 4. "Closed on Sunday" 5. "About God" 6. "Everything We Need" 7. 'Water' 8. "God is" 9. 'Hands On' 10. "Use the Gospel" 11. ...
First Pics Of American Rapper DMX After Leaving Jail
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First Pics Of American Rapper DMX After Leaving Jail

Before going into prison, DMX got back on drugs and he looked a wreck. Now the rapper is 100% clean, and looking great. He's also back in the lives of his children. In fact, DMX reunited with his fiancee Desiree Lindstrom on Friday after being freed from prison. DMX went out for breakfast with his child and bride-to-be after he left prison Friday morning. See picture below :
DMX To be Released From Prison Today
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DMX To be Released From Prison Today

Legendary American rapper, DMX is set to be released from prison today, this is according to claims by his rapper. After spending nearly a year behind bars for tax fraud, the ‘X Gon Give It To Ya’ singer is set to walk free a few days earlier than expected. The veteran rapper born Earl Simmons went to jail in January 2018 on a bail violation after previously pleading guilty to tax evasion in November 2017. In March 2018, DMX was sentenced to one year in prison for felony tax evasion. DMX was scheduled to be released on 27 January, but in a report by Vulture, inmates are allowed to be released on Friday if their release date falls on a weekend. His lawyer Murray Richman told the news site yesterday: “He’s coming home tomorrow. I spoke to him; he’s very happy. “He’s l...
DMX Set To Be Released From Prison
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DMX Set To Be Released From Prison

According to TMZ, DMX’s lawyer, Murray Richman says that the rapper will be released from Gilmer Federal Correctional Institution on January 27th and he’s excited to get back to his music and movie career. The lawyer also added that DMX is excited to get back to his huge family, especially his 15 children. He’s anxious to see his youngest son, Exodus Simmons, who reportedly has had some serious health issues. DMX also has offers waiting for him once he’s released as well. He’s reportedly been getting offers from movie producers about a biopic. Aside from that, he’s also been writing a lot of songs while serving his time, so he’s planning on dropping a new album when he’s released.
DMX Sentenced To One Year In Prison
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DMX Sentenced To One Year In Prison

Rapper DMX (legal name Earl Simmons) was officially sentenced to one year in prison for tax fraud on Wednesday. However, the judge granted him one request, to hear his hit “Slippin’” in court. According to Billboard, Federal Judge Jed Rakoff played the song at the rapper’s request. DMX pleaded guilty last year to tax-evasion charges. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York, DMX had engaged in a multi-year scheme to avoid paying $1.7 million in taxes. The “scheme” included mostly using cash for all transactions and avoiding using a bank account in his name, even as he toured and sold records. In court the rapper admitted he had broken the law. “I wasn’t following the rules,” he said. If DMX was charged on every count he was originally charged with he ...
Judge Lifts DMX’s Travel Ban So He Can Go To Rehab
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Judge Lifts DMX’s Travel Ban So He Can Go To Rehab

A judge has lifted rapper DMX’s home confinement so he can go to a rehab facility, it was revealed Tuesday in a written court order. Manhattan federal Judge Jed Rakoff issued the order in response to a letter from the court’s Preto trial Services Office. DMX, real name Earl Simmons, had been on home confinement wearing an ankle bracelet after failing a drug test while out on bail in his $1.7 million tax-evasion case.
Rapper DMX Busted On Tax Fraud Charges
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Rapper DMX Busted On Tax Fraud Charges

Rapper DMX has been arrested in New York on federal tax fraud charges. Prosecutors say the rapper, whose given name is Earl Simmons, owes $1.7 million in taxes and has engaged in a multi-year scheme to conceal millions of dollars of income from the Internal Revenue Service. Prosecutors say Simmons raked in millions from his songs, including the 2003 hit “X Gon’ Give it to Ya,” and avoided paying taxes by setting up accounts in other’s names and paying personal expenses largely in cash. The 46-year-old Yonkers native was arrested on Thursday. He’s to appear in Manhattan federal court on Friday. A telephone call to his previous lawyer’s office went unanswered. In 2015, Simmons spent more than two months in a New York jail for failing to pay child support.
Wizkid And Tiwa Savage To Perform At Jay Z’s ‘made In America’ Festival
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Wizkid And Tiwa Savage To Perform At Jay Z’s ‘made In America’ Festival

‘Ojuelegba’ crooner, Wizkid along with Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage, have been lined up to perform at Jay Z’s “Made In America” festival 2017. The annual festival which is now in its sixth year features the Nigerian superstars with popular producer cum singer, Maleek Berry also listed to perform. Headlining the show which marks the end of summer is Jay Z himself and J Cole along with The Chainsmokers. Also performing are Migos, Solange, Run the Jewels, 21 Savage, Pusha T, Vic Mensa, DMX, DJ Mustard, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Smino, J.I.D., Kodie Shane and others. The Budweiser sponsored event holds in Philadelphia at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from September 2- September 3, 2017.
Rapper, DMX Checks Himself Into Rehab, Cancels 3 Shows
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Rapper, DMX Checks Himself Into Rehab, Cancels 3 Shows

Veteran  American rapper, DMX, who is a drug addict has checked himself into rehab to get help over his worrisome health. According to TMZ, he had to cancel three shows this week due to what was deemed a 'medical emergency.'  The rapper reportedly entered the rehab facility voluntarily on Thursday April 28th in Southern California with the support of his manager, Pat Gallo, and his ex-wife, Tashera Simmons. His manager released a statement, apologizing to his fans for the canceled shows, saying the rapper's health comes first. 'It is important right now that he take some time off to focus on his health so that he can be a better father, friend and entertainer,” Gallo said in a statement. “We are eternally grateful for the outpouring of concern and support that has poured in. W...
Rapper DMX Welcomed His 15th Child
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Rapper DMX Welcomed His 15th Child

According to reports from TMZ, former Ruff Ryder rapper DMX has welcomed his 15th child into the world. The cute baby boy, named Exodus Simmons, was born on Friday August 19th and the child’s mother is reportedly DMX’s longtime girlfriend Desiree, who welcomes her first child.

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