Rapper DMX in ‘grave condition’ after drug overdose triggers heart attack

Jamal Carter
By Jamal Carter 1 Min Read
DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Rapper DMX is reportedly in critical condition after taking a drug overdose. The rapper, 50, is believed to have been rushed to a New York hospital on Friday (2 April), with sources claiming the overdose triggered a heart attack.

Showbiz website TMZ claims DMX has “some brain activity”, but that he was in a “vegetative state”. Fellow rappers Missy Elliott and Rick Ross, led “prayers” for the star.

Sources told the tabloid DMX overdosed around 11pm Friday and was rushed to the hospital in White Plains, New York, where he is now in critical care.

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