American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, better known by his stage name DMX , was this past weekend mourned by fans around the world in a livestreamed event from Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre. DMX, 50, passed away on the April 9, after suffering a heart attack at the New York’s White Plains Hospital.
#dmxfuneral procession is a loud, messy, chaotic, beautiful, iconic, one of a kind and most importantly it’s on hell of a Ruff Ryde… everything that embodies who DMX was #RIPDMX #DMXforever #DMXMemorial pic.twitter.com/Jv2Xj0Jlqn
— Sabz (@Sabby_Sabz) April 24, 2021
The memorable send-off saw motorcyclists, the majority of them Ruff Ryders, taking part in the late rapper’s funeral procession to the arena.
— Rock The Bells (@RockTheBells) April 24, 2021
The send off was attended by A-Listers such Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Fabolous, A$AP Ferg, Rowdy Rebel and many more.
Kanye West’s Sunday Service gave a glorious performance on the day.
Swiss Beats made an emotional speech where he spoke about how the Hip Hop community didn’t show up for DMX when he was still alive, saying “I just wish all these people showed up for him when he was here.”
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DMX’s daughter wrote a moving rap about her father, sharing lessons she learned form him what he will miss about him and what he stood for.
— Big Wayne (@waynesyndrome) April 24, 2021
Minister Louis Farrakhan also shared a video on the life of DMX giving an uplifting message on his contribution to humanity.
— Angel Love ? (@SoWorthy777) April 26, 2021
Over the last week there’s been an outpouring of condolences from stars and fans across the world whose live have been touch by the fallen artist.