US Touching Videos of DMX's Humanity Go Viral as Rapper Remains on Life Support
DMX's manager says the rapper is still alive and on life support, asks people to 'stop with the rumors'
DMX was hospitalized last week and is reportedly in critical condition following a heart attack after an apparent drug overdose. One source told TMZ that DMX "has some brain activity," while another source told the publication the rapper was in a "vegetative state."Earlier Thursday, however, rumors of DMX's death began to trend on social media. Refuting the claims, DMX's manager, Steve Rifkind, said: "Everybody, please stop with posting these rumors. DMX is still alive. Yes, he is on life support, but please, it's not helping anybody by having them see these false rumors. Let the family relax for a night.
Fans shared viral videos of moments from the life of DMX as the rapper remained in critical condition on Wednesday.
DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, has been hospitalized at White Plains Hospital in New York since suffering a heart attack last Friday. An outpouring of support from fans has taken place since then, with hundreds attending a candlelight vigil at the hospital on Monday night and countless others posting a steady stream of memories and videos to social media throughout the week.
DMX Dead at 50: Gabrielle Union, LeBron James and More Stars Pay Tribute
After DMX's family shared the rapper died after a week on life support, Justin Bieber, Busta Rhymes, Ludacris and more stars paid tribute to the fallen icon.The rapper, born Earl Simmons, passed away at the age of 50, his family announced in a statement on Friday, April 9. DMX had been on life support at White Plains Hospital in New York after suffering a heart attack on April 2. His loved ones noted he "passed away peacefully with family present.
A video shared toon Tuesday showing DMX and his young daughter on a "Sling Shot" ride during a trip to Orlando, Florida in 2018 had amassed over 43,000 views as of Wednesday evening. The rapper can be seen comforting his frightened daughter while they are strapped in next to each other during the thrill ride, which quickly shoots riders high into the air. DMX holds his daughter's hand in the video and says "daddy's here" and "it's ok, mama."
"The finest moment DMX ever gave to the world was him riding the slingshot in Orlando with his daughter," user @dvorak commented while sharing the video.
the finest moment DMX ever gave to the world was him riding the slingshot in Orlando with his daughter pic.twitter.com/4MwD1HYL9a
DMX's Family Speaks Out About His 'Serious Health Issues' as Manager Says Rapper Is in 'Vegetative State'
DMX is currently in a "vegetative state," his manager told the New York Times on Sunday, adding, "We're just praying""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," the family of the rapper (born Earl Simmons), 50, wrote.— ????video????quay???? (@dvorak) April 6, 2021
Another video with thousands of views, shared by the same user and others, showed DMX speaking about trust during an undated interview.
"Always trust everyone to be themselves, but trust in the fact you can see them well," DMX says in the clip. "It takes too much energy to not trust someone... Trust them to be them. Trust a snake to bite you, trust a liar to lie to you, trust a thief to steal from you... Trust them to be them, but know them when you see them."
I always felt DMX’s spirit is so pure, and even though he got caught up in his traumas, his spirit is still in tact pic.twitter.com/gMz0U9WGgM— byGigi ???? Brand Strategist (@_JemappelleGigi) April 3, 2021
DMX is seen reciting the "a time for everything" Bible verse from Ecclesiastes 3 in an additional video that was popular on Wednesday, commenting that "There are no words more powerful" and urging fans to pray afterwards.
DMX († 50): The US rapper is dead
After tragic collapse, the RAP legend DMX died on 09.PRIL 2021 at the age of 50 years. This confirms his family. © Getty Images / Michael Hicaey US Rapper DMX Already on April 2, 2021, it became known that DMX († 50) was taken to the hospital for a heart attack in the hospital and would be in the intensive care unit. His condition was already considered critical. Today (09 April 2021) his family confirms "E! Online" then the sad news: DMX has died.
Please God, protect DMX man. pic.twitter.com/9PBRjM6pLJ— K ???? (@808sAndFades) April 3, 2021
DMX was previously resuscitated after being found "lifeless" in a Yonkers, New York parking lot in 2016. Medical responders administered Narcan after being told by a witness that he had overdosed on drugs, while his family said that an asthma attack was responsible, according to WABC.
On Sunday, DMX's lawyer Murray Richman confirmed that the rapper was on life support after his heart attack but said he was not sure what caused the attack and would not confirm reports of a drug overdose, according to The Associated Press.
"He had a heart attack. He's quite ill," Richman said. "I'm very sad about it, extremely sad. He's like my son ... He's just a tremendous person, tremendous entertainer, tremendous human being. And so much to offer, so much to say. Not the run-of-the-mill rapper. A person of great depth."
Steve Rifkind, DMX's manager, told The New York Times that the rapper was in a coma and set to undergo brain function tests on Wednesday.
Newsweek reached out DMX's representative for comment.
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