Rapper DMX will be honored at a public memorial service at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center later this month.
Deadline reports that the late rapper and actor, born Earl Simmons, who died on April 9 after suffering a heart attack, will be remembered on Saturday (April 24) at the New York arena, according to X’s manager Steve Rifkind. A limited number of attendees will be allowed inside due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A private funeral service at a New York City church will also be held following the memorial event for close family and friends.
DMX passed away on Friday (April 9) after suffering a heart attack following a reported 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.
The “Ruff Ryders Anthem” rapper was 50.
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