DMX’s manager says rapper is still alive and on life support: “Please stop with the rumours”
DMX‘s manager has released a video confirming that the rapper is still on life support after false reports of DMX’s death spread on social media on the night of Thursday, April 8 (US time).
The 50-year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is currently in the intensive care unit of White Plains Hospital in New York, where he was admitted on Friday (April 2) after going into cardiac arrest.
In the video uploaded to Instagram, DMX’s manager Steve Rifkind confirmed the rapper is still alive and asked fans to stop spreading rumours.
“Yes, he is on life support but please: it’s not helping anybody seeing these false rumours,” he said.
“Let the family relax for a night. You’ll be hearing a statement from the family sometime tomorrow… the only thing I ask is stop with the rumours.”
The hashtag #RIPDMX began trending in the United States and tributes to DMX began to emerge after comedian and actress Luenell, a friend of the rapper, posted a message to her Instagram story that implied he had passed away.
“It is over. …
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