Popular American rapper DMX ( Earl Simonds) has died after spending over a week in hospital.

The popular rapper’s death follows his hospitalization after suffering a heart attack, triggered by a drug overdose.

DMX turned 50 In December.

A source close to the rapper and actor revealed that DMX recently relapsed with his drug addiction.

The source added that before he died, DMX his family was by his bedside, holding his hand, and praying.

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