Here’s all the information you should be aware of regarding DMX following his passing in April 2021.
DMX experienced a deadly cardiac arrest after a substance overdose on Friday, April 2, 2021.
The person from Yonkers was hospitalized for approximately a week but unfortunately could not survive, ultimately passing away on April 9.
A representative from the Westchester County medical examiner’s office informed Vulture that the brain lacked blood flow, resulting in a cardiac arrest that lasted for a certain duration.
The source explained that it was acute cocaine intoxication that “caused this chain of events” that was traced in the artist’s urine.
As per the source, since the cause of DMX’s death had already been established through medical and police records, an autopsy was not conducted.
Only six minutes after, healthcare staff appeared at the location, and an individual requested urgent assistance at 10.03pm on the day of the artist’s demise, according to the informant.
They then tried to revive the rapper before rushing him to the hospital, where he arrived 30-to-40 minutes later, the source claimed.
TMZ reported that the rapper suffered a heart attack caused by the drug overdose, according to a source close to him during the incident.
The musician stated that there was some brain activity, according to another source, while Anthem Riders Ruff, the hitmaker, remained in the hospital in a “vegetative state”.
What was the family’s statement regarding DMX’s passing?
At the time, a statement from DMX’s family confirmed that Earl Simmons, the real name of DMX, passed away in a critical care unit in a hospital in White Plains, New York.
His family described him as a warrior who fought until the very end, adding that he loved his family with all his heart.
He was a warrior Earl who fought till the very end, and we loved him with all our hearts and cherished him with our family, spending times together.
“Earl’s music sparked inspiration in numerous fans around the globe and his iconic legacy will endure eternally,” the statement conveyed.
The family then requested for solitude as they mourn the departure of “the individual the world recognized as DMX.”.