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DMX (Photo Cred: Complex.com)

Confirming multiple news reports, we here at TenthLetterMediaStraight Official Magazine are saddened to confirm that DMX, Hip-Hop icon has passed away. He was 50.

DMX (Earl Simmons) was an amazing artist who rose to popularity in the 90’s with his debut album Its Dark and Hell is Hot which brought him immense critical acclaim and commercial success. The Yonkers MC would embark on a legendary career, which included 7 more studio albums.

DMX (Photo Cred: Yahoo.com)

DMX also made his presence felt in Hollywood as he appeared in several memorable films such as Belly, Exit Wounds & Cradle 2 the Grave. 

Belly (Photo Cred: Barnes & Noble.com)

DMX’s family released a statement this morning stating “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days.”

DMX (Photo Cred: People.com)

The Hip-Hop community as well as the world has shown an immense level of support for the Dark Man. TLM & SO Mag send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans.

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