DMX’s Fiancée Gets Tattoo To Commemorate His Death

Fiancee Desiree Lindstrom (R) surrounded by family and friends of hospitalized rapper Earl Simmons, aka DMX, attends a prayer vigil hosted by the Ruff Ryders to the Rescue Foundation at White Plains Hospital on April 5, 2021 in White Plains, New York. - Gritty US rapper DMX was hospitalized and on life support on April 3 after a heart attack, his lawyer Murray Richman told AFP. 
"He was hospitalized at 11 o'clock last night at the hospital in White Plains," the New York suburb where he lives, after suffering "a heart attack," Richman, who has represented the rapper for 25 years, told AFP. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

DMX’s Fiancée Gets Tattoo To Commemorate His Death

‘Black Ink Crew’ star Krystal Kills was the tattoo artist behind the design.

PUBLISHED ON : APRIL 13, 2021 / 11:51 AM

Written by BET Staff

DMX’s fiancée, Desiree Lindstrom, will forever have the rapper’s memory with her and got a special tattoo to honor him. 

People reports that Lindstrom, the mother of X’s 15th child, Exodus, 4, tapped Black Ink Crew star and famous tattoo artist Krystal Kills for the custom tattoo on Friday night (April 9). 

The ink is written on her forearm and reads “Dog Love” with a large X, which is also the name of a song released by the rapper in 2006. DMX was widely known as a hard-hitting rapper.

“I feel honored to be able to do this memorial but also saddened. Your light was unmatchable. 🙏🏽 I pray you find your way through these dark times, and remember the love you had for each other will forever be untethered. I’m glad I got to witness it,” Kills captioned in an Instagram post that showed off the tattoo.

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“The world lost an icon but also a great father. Praying for your family. REST IN POWER DMX. Thanks for inspiring us, and giving Yonkers a voice. 🕊🙏🏽 You moved the world and left your mark. 🙅🏽‍♀️ The city misses you. #doglove #dmx #ripdmx #ruffryders.”

DMX proposed to Lindstrom at their son’s birthday party in 2019, according to TMZ

The rapper passed away on April 9 after suffering a heart attack following a drug overdose a week earlier. He was admitted to White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York on April 2 and was described as being in a “vegetative state.” He never regained consciousness.

(Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)


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