DMX Reportedly Does Not Have COVID-19, Contrary To Previous Reports By Several Outlets! DMX remains hospitalized and on life support in White Plains, New York as the hip-hop community continues to pray for his recovery after he suffered a heart attack on Friday night. The rapper has suffered from substance abuse issues for most of his life, has been candid about how he became addicted to drugs at a very young age. His heart attack was reportedly caused by a drug overdose.
There has been a lot of misinformation doing rounds as far as reporting of DMX’s health crisis is concerned which the rapper’s own manager came out to set the record straight. After erroneously advising that DMX was reportedly off life support over the weekend, it was promptly clarified that the information was false, prompting his manager to retract the statement.
On Tuesday evening, a report began doing rounds that DMX had tested positive for COVID-19. This exclusive information was reported by VladTV. The story has now been corrected by XXL Magazine, who released the statement below on the rapper’s health.
“DMX does not have COVID-19, per an official source,” the rap magazine wrote on Twitter. “An update regarding his current condition will be coming later today.”
EXCLUSIVE: DMX does not have COVID-19, per an official source— XXL Magazine (@XXL) April 7, 2021
An update regarding his current condition will be coming later today
The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is reportedly set to undergo a lot of tests Wednesday to determine the extent of his brain function. The results of the tests will be crucial to DMX’s family so they can make important decisions about his future.
DMX has received 3 Grammy nominations, all of which came in around 2000 or 2001. Two of those were for Best Rap Solo Performance while the third was for Best Rap Album. DMX faced off against Snoop Dogg in a Verzuz battle in July 2020, drawing an audience of half a million.
Keep praying for DMX as we keep you updated as soon as more information is released.