According to TMZ and other sources, DMX suffered a drug overdose Friday night and is currently in the hospital. The prognosis is not good.
Sources close to the rapper told TMZ, the OD occurred at his home at around 11 PM. Sources say the overdose triggered a heart attack.
DMX was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York and is in the critical care unit.
Media was told he has “some brain activity.” Another source says he’s in a “vegetative state” and doctors have cautioned he may not make it.
Reports over the years has shown DMX, who was the cornerstone of the Ruff Ryders label, has battling substance abuse and attending rehab several times.
His last rehab stint back in 2019 came after he completed a 12-month sentence for tax evasion.
At the time, we were told DMX hadn’t relapsed but checked himself into rehab out of fear he might again, as he felt temptations to use creep up on him again.
DMX made his return to the stage following rehab in December 2019 when he hit Hakkassan in Las Vegas, chatting it up and taking photos with fans before he hit the stage.
During the Vegas show, he took a moment to tell fans, “When you fall down, get back up, everyone here has been through some s**t and you never know what God is willing to do for you until you need him to do something for you.”