Rapper DMX dies from heart attack
Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, died on Friday at White Plains Hospital in New York. He was fifty years old.
According to multiple reports, DMX was admitted to the hospital last week after suffering a heart attack and collapsing in his home. Many news outlets have reported that the heart attack might have been triggered by a drug overdose, but those reports have not been confirmed by his family.
Hundreds of the rapper’s fans attended a prayer vigil Monday outside the hospital. Now fans worldwide are reacting to the news of his death.
The mainstream rapper’s involvement in the faith-filled song had fans speculating on whether the professing Christian would follow in Kanye West’s footsteps and release his own gospel album.
DMX spent the past few years sharing the Gospel on his mainstream platforms while trying to stay sober. In April 2020, he led thousands of his followers in a Bible study in hopes of calming the anxiety brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns.