US Rapper, DMX in ‘grave condition’ after drug overdose triggers heart attack
According to TMZ, a source close to the rapper says the overdose occurred at his
home at around 11 pm on Friday night.
The publication cites the source as saying the drug overdose had triggered a heart
attack DMX, real name Earl Simmons, is currently in hospital in White Plains,
New York in a critical care unit.
NSL Leanrt X, now 50, is in a “vegetative state”, while another claims the Harlem-born
musician has “some brain activity”.
Information first started to circulate when famed NY rapper Eric B shared an image
of himself and DMX.
He captioned the image: “Please pray for my brother DMX,” along with the hashtag
DMX has reportedly struggled with drug addiction throughout his adult life –
and has openly addressed the issues within his songs.
In 2016 Page Six reported DMX stopped breathing and had no pulse after suffering a
drug overdose in a Westchester, New York parking lot.
Luckily, a medic on hand administered Narcan, an anti-opioid used to reverse the
effects of a heroin overdose, according to police.
The rapper became “semiconscious” and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he