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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.
Update: DMX’s brain function is reportedly unchanged with his family facing difficult decision regarding whether to keep him on life support or not
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Update: DMX’s brain function is reportedly unchanged with his family facing difficult decision regarding whether to keep him on life support or not

Hip Hop icon, DMX’s brain function has reportedly remained unchanged nearly a week after an alleged drug overdose triggered a heart attack. The 50-year-old, who is still on life support at the White Plains Hospital in New York underwent critical brain function tests on Wednesday, April 7. According to TMZ, the battery of tests performed on the rapper showed no improvement in brain activity since he was rushed to the hospital after suffering a drug overdose late Friday night, April 2. He also tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. The publication also said the test results were “not good” and that his family has a tough decision to make regarding whether or not to keep X on life support. Steve Rifkind, X’s longtime friend and manager ...
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...
Busta Rhymes opens up about how he lost almost 100-pounds after having near death experience
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Busta Rhymes opens up about how he lost almost 100-pounds after having near death experience

Hip-hop icon, Busta Rhymes has opened up about how he lost 100 pounds within a year after almost dying due to a throat infection. Weighing 254 pounds, the 48-year-old rapper says he initially gained weight following the death of two important men in his life, his father and his friend and longtime manager, Chris Lighty. “I felt cheated,” Rhymes, whose real name is Trevor Smith Jr., revealed to Men’s Health magazine. “The two people I wanted to see me win were no longer here to see it.” According to Busta who is known for his muscular physique, he let himself add enormous weight with poor eating habits and stopped working out altogether. He then revealed how in 2019 one of his sons discovered him asleep in his car struggling to breathe. Busta Rhymes says it took his so...

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