The music community and the world at large mourn the loss of Earl Simmons, aka DMX, who passed away in New York, on Friday.
According to a statement released by his family, it read; “Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him.”
“Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever.”
His death has brought a rude shock to the world of music, as he was being regarded as one of the strongest forces in rap music before his death.
A number of music stars and other notable personalities have also taken to their social media pages to express their condolence to his family, and close friends.
He was rushed into the hospital in critical condition on April 2nd, before being confirmed dead yesterday, at the age of 50.