Celebrity Tributes to DMX Death: Eve, Halle Berry, Chance the Rapper React

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 27:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Rapper DMX performs in concert at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on March 27, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Celebrity Tributes to DMX Death: Eve, Halle Berry, Chance the Rapper React

The legendary rapper passed away at 50 years old.

PUBLISHED ON : APRIL 9, 2021 / 05:15 PM

Written by BET Staff

The world is mourning the loss of DMX. The rapper, born Earl Simmons, passed away on Friday, April 9 after suffering a heart attack following an overdose and being hospitalized a week. He was 50 years old.

X reportedly suffered an alleged drug overdose on Friday night (April 2) and was described as being in grave condition at a White Plains Hospital in New York.

According to TMZ, on April 2 he overdosed at his home at around 11 p.m., which triggered a heart attack. He was in the critical care unit and on April 8 brain activity tests were administered on DMX, which revealed that he had yet to regain brain function.

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From Hollywood to hip hop, tributes are pouring in for the “What’s My Name?” rapper.

Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images

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