UPDATE: apparently, according to his manager Steve Rikland, DMX is not declared dead yet. He has encouraged everyone to stop posting RIP DMX tweets until the passing is officially confirmed.
Prior to the conflict, Instagram user and comedienne Luenell Campbell originally posted that DMX had died in her story, but has deleted the story just a few minutes later.
She would make a statement correcting her original story post, and has apologized to fans media outlets who have paid tributes to DMX already.
We will have more information added into this post on the hip hop star once they become available.
ORIGINAL STORY: We have some very sad news to report for hip hop music fans everywhere as music star Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons has passed away just days after being hospitalized with a heart attack. He was just 50 years old.
DMX was known for many of his hits including ‘Party Up,’ ‘Get at Me Dog,’ and ‘X Gon’ Give It to Ya.’ He was also mentioned for his standout performances include his mega attendance hit at Woodstock ‘99.
Numerous tweets of tribute have been posted since the users and fans heard of DMX’s passing like these few below.
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