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DMX cancels upcoming shows as he checks himself into rehab

DMX is once again battling his demons
DMX has cancelled a series of upcoming shows after it was announced that he has checked himself into rehab. Read more: 11 songs about sobriety, from hardcore to hip-hop Communicated via an Instagram post put out by a member of X's team, the statement read: “In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a...

DMX names his current favourite rappers and details “joyful” Sunday Service with Kanye West

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DMX has spoken about his current favourite rappers and explained more about his "joyful" involvement in one of Kanye West's Sunday Service sessions in a rare new interview. The rapper was released from prison earlier this year after serving time following a guilty plea he entered for federal tax evasion charges in November 2017. In his first interview since leaving prison, DMX...

DMX plays first show since leaving prison

DMX has played his first show since being released from prison. The rapper served a year in the Gilmer Federal Correctional Institution in Glenville, West Virginia on tax evasion charges. He was sentenced in March 2018, by which point he had already been incarcerated for two months due to a bail violation. On Saturday (January 26), DMX returned to...

DMX has been released from prison

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DMX has been released from prison. The New York rapper, real name Earl Simmons, was sentenced to one year in prison back in March 2018 after previously pleading guilty to federal tax evasion charges in November 2017. He was initially arrested after New York federal prosecutors said he was behind a multi-year scheme to hide millions in income from the IRS, avoiding...

DMX sentenced to prison

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DMX has been sentenced to one year in prison. The rapper was handed the sentence during a hearing in Manhattan earlier today (March 28) for tax evasion charges. DMX - real name Earl Simmons - pleaded guilty to the charges last year and could have been given a maximum sentence of five years. Following 12 months in jail, Simmons...

DMX’s lawyer wants his client’s music to be played during court hearing

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DMX's lawyer has requested that his client's music be played in the courtroom in an effort to encourage the judge to show him some leniency during the rapper's upcoming sentencing hearing. The rapper is due to be sentenced in a hearing in Manhattan on Thursday (March 29) for tax evasion charges. DMX - real name Earl Simmons - pleaded guilty...

DMX sent to prison after positive drug test

DMX has been sent to prison after failing a drug test. The rapper is currently awaiting sentencing on a tax evasion charge. He had previously agreed he would obey bail conditions, but a judge in his case has now accused of repeatedly lying about that. Judge Jed Raykoff called DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, a genuine flight...

DMX has covered ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’

Shouty rapper DMX has unveiled a rather unexpected festive cover of classic Christmas song 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer'. The 'Party Up (Up In Here)' and 'X Gon' Give It To Ya' star's left-field take on the classic Johnny Marks track comes following a viral video of DMX rapping the song, which took the internet by storm back in 2012. It's...

DMX checks into rehab

DMX checked himself to rehab in California on Thursday night (27 April), TMZ has reported. The news comes after the rapper – real name Earl Simmons - cancelled multiple tour dates in California due to an unnamed “medical emergency.” His manager, Pat Gallo, later confirmed that the rapper would be holding off from touring because of health concerns. In a statement, Gallo...