It’s a sad day in the music industry as Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX has finally passed away.
The 50-year-old rapper died on Friday, April 9, following a week in coma after a drug overdose that resulted in a heart attack..
DMX began his foray into music in 1998 with his first studio album “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot,” which debuted No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The rapper had four other chart-topping albums including “…And Then There Was X,” “Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood,” “The Great Depression” and “Grand Champ.” He has released seven albums and earned three Grammy nominations.
DMX also had movie credits during his lifetime appearing in the 1998 film “Belly”, “Romeo Must Die” alongside Jet Li and the late singer Aaliyah and many others.
My his soul rest in peace.