DMX Set to Undergo Tests to Determine Brain Function

Last week, legendary rapper DMX suffered a heart attack which has left him hospitalized in a White Plains, New York hospital ever since. According to his manager (and founder of Loud Records) Steve Rifkind, the 50-year-old will undergo tests to determine his brain function on Wednesday.

“DMX is currently on life support and in a coma,” Rifkind told NBC News on Tuesday night. “There are multiple people with inaccurate information about his well-being and it is not helpful and productive. [On Wednesday] he will undergo further tests on his brain function and his family will determine what’s best from there. We appreciate your prayers and support.”

Some outlets reported that the heart attack was caused by a drug overdose, but DMX’s longtime attorney Murray Richman told TMZ he was unaware of an overdose, and said such reports were unconfirmed.

Since his family announced the news, dozens of artists from across the world have expressed their sympathy over social media. In White Plains, a crowd of friends and supporters assembled outside the hospital, where they led group prayers and played his greatest hits. On Tuesday morning, NY1 anchor Dean Meminger reported that sources say DMX’s family is expected to remove him from life support this week after spending several days on a ventilator.

“Like most families in this situation,” Meminger tweeted, “loved ones continue to struggle with the decision.”

READ ALL ABOUT IT AT OKAYPLAYER

Views: 12

Reply to This

Best guide to hip hop, soul, reggae concerts & events in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles & New York City + music, videos, radio and more

Connect

Bookmark and Share

Subscribe to E-Blast

TOP PICKS

Members

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Groups

Latest Activity

Dj Smoke (@PromoMixtapes) posted discussions
1 hour ago
realmuzik posted discussions
8 hours ago
TEAM BIGGA RANKIN posted blog posts
11 hours ago
Editor's Pick posted discussions
13 hours ago
TrueSkool Hip Hop commented on TrueSkool Hip Hop's album
yesterday
TrueSkool Hip Hop posted a photo

Aktion Jackson

Rapper, Actor, and Director Aktion Jackson with a new single titled "Delete" is a west coast banger produced by the legendary DJ Battlecat.
yesterday
TrueSkool Hip Hop updated their profile
yesterday
DG ENTERTAINMENT posted a status
"Official 1st fridays "GROWN N SEXY" MAY 7TH ..CLUB LUX .. 1100 FRANKLIN ST OAKLAND CA"
yesterday
MJ Savino posted a blog post

Dr. EnQi in Real Time vs Brian McKnight Jr.

This is the craziest beef to hit Social Media. Ali Vegas and Dr. EnQI have been accused of calling for the death of Lil Nas X by Brian McKnight Jr. The altercation began over a simple DMX post on Dr. EnQi’s Instagram page that escalated to a full-blown social media war…tap in! If you value Fatherhood you must view the video below. (Shared by Felipe Stokes)See More
yesterday
TEAM BIGGA RANKIN posted a blog post

Carl Brister "L.O.V.E. Club REMIX" by Mark Wilson [*Bonus Video*]

"Lately the world's been goin' crazy, but hate divides. Love's the one thing that unifies." When I wrote these words, I was concerned about the world that was being left for the next generation. I needed to write these lyrics as a way to offer a solution as we stand up for racial equality, social justice, and as we support one another through the pandemic.DJ's....Enjoy this exclusive CLUB remix by Mark Wilson!…See More
yesterday
Editor's Pick posted discussions
yesterday
Dj Smoke (@PromoMixtapes) posted discussions
Sunday

© 2021   Created by Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service