The untimely demise of rapper DMX sent shockwaves through the music world as well as among his fans. The 50-year-old rapper died on April 9 from a heart attack believed to have been caused by a drug overdose. Days after his disappearance, the family released a statement this week alerting the rapper’s fans to crooks who allegedly funded the crowdfunding, citing the late musician’s funeral.
In Variety’s latest report, the statement read: “There have been a few rumors following the death of our beloved Earl Simmons that we would like to clear up. No one bought the Earl Masters. do not sell any products or fundraise for Earl’s funeral. If anyone asks for money for their funeral, please be aware that they are a con artist. We will keep the public apprised of the arrangements for funeral / memorial services. “- The family of Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons.” DMX’s birth name is Earl Simmons.
While details of the memorial service have yet to be revealed, DMX music streams on various platforms have seen a massive increase. According to a recent Billboard report, DMX music streams have skyrocketed 928% in the United States since its demise. The report cited MRC Data and revealed that the rapper’s tracks generated 75.7 million on-demand streams (audio and video combined) on April 9 and 10. 7 and 8.
DMX’s untimely demise was marked by fans paying tribute on social media platforms.
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