DMX is being mourned all across social media.
The legendary rapper, who was the first hip-hop artist ever to top the charts with his first five albums, passed away as of Friday (April 9) at the age of 50 following a heart attack, his family confirmed in a statement.
There is an outpouring of grief and support for DMX‘s family online upon the revelation of the sad news, as fans, collaborators and fellow music industry contemporaries voice their condolences.
We are sending our thoughts to DMX‘s family at this incredibly difficult time.
See the reactions…
Check out some of the reactions on social media inside….
Rest in Heaven DMX
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX. I’m so sorry it never got easier.🙏🏽❤️
— Anika Noni Rose (@AnikaNoniRose) April 9, 2021
So sad 🙏🏽 RIP https://t.co/WLGnqEd9lq
— Nicole Polizzi (@snooki) April 9, 2021
— LunchMoney Lewis (@LunchMoneyLewis) April 9, 2021
“One more road to cross
One more risk to take
Gotta live my LIFE
Like there's one more move to make”
— THEO (@Theorossi) April 9, 2021
rest easy dmx 🤍
— 🌱 (@noname) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX ! one of my biggest inspirations… thank you for everything 🖤🕊😢
— aj (@ajtracey) April 9, 2021
Rest In Power DMX 👑 One of the greatest https://t.co/HuoPxU9X6e
— Joan Smalls (@joansmalls) April 9, 2021
"Either let me fly or give me death
Let my soul rest, take my breath
If I don't fly I'ma die anyway
I'ma live on, but I'll be gone any day…"
— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) April 9, 2021
Ughhh RIP legend 🙏🏽❤️ RIP DMX Horrible News 😢
— DJ Pauly D (@DJPaulyD) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX😔 pic.twitter.com/xYiBdqjLQl
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) April 9, 2021
DMX, rapper and actor, dies at 50. Rest in Power. https://t.co/0ATtcqYTLY
— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) April 9, 2021