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Rapper DMX Receives Tribute From LeBron James And Others In Sports

Earl Simmons, the rapper, songwriter and actor known as DMX, died on Friday at the age of 50.

DMX, who rose to prominence in the early 1990s, died after suffering a heart attack early last week.

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, whose birth name is Earl Simmons, passed away at age 50 at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being on life support for the past few days. “his family said in a statement. “Earl was a warrior who fought to the end.”

DMX songs were often used by teams, athletes, stadiums, and arenas, and were known for their deep, aggressive lyrics and catchy bass-filled beats. His characteristic raspy voice was instantly recognized on his hit songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)”.

Athletes took to social media to express their condolences for DMX’s death, including LeBron James and former NFL star Torrey Smith.

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