Watch: Video Of Hundreds Of DMX Fans Celebrate His Life At Vigil

The 50-year-old-rapper is allegedly in a vegetative state at White Plains Hospital in New York.

DMX suffered a drug overdose on the evening of April 2 and is reportedly in a vegative state at White Plains Hospital in New York. The area is being flooded with fans showing love for the legendary rapper. 

In case you missed it, according to The New York Times, his manager Nakia Walker said he is currently in a "vegetative state.” She also revealed some family members have been allowed to visit him at the White Plains Hospital in New York. 

Additionally, Walker told Buzzfeed News he has “lung and brain failure and no brain activity."

The performer’s family said in a statement to PEOPLE, "We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges.”

DMX, whose legal name is Earl Simmons, has battled substance abuse for years and has been to rehab several times. His last stint was in 2019.

Fans have shown up at the hospital to celebrate the rapper’s life. See the photos and videos below:

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