Some Ghanaian celebrities, especially musicians, have joined millions of fans of late American rapper DMX to mourn him on social media.
The “Ruff Ryder’s Anthem” hitmaker has passed away at age 50 on Friday, April 9, at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York, one week after suffering a heart attack.
“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days,” his family confirmed in a statement.
“Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time.”
“Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized.”
Shortly after his death was announced, some top Ghanaian celebrities, including Stonebwoy, E.L, Edem, Efya, M.anifest, Kwaw Kese and Pappy Kojo, took to social media to mourn him.