The death of legendary rapper DMX inspired many celebrities to pay their respects on Twitter. DMX, born Earl Simmons, died at age 50 after being hospitalized for a heart attack.
After his death was announced on Friday, many luminaries from the worlds of music, sports and entertainment posted tributes to the hip-hop star.
— XZIBIT (@xzibit) April 9, 2021
Rest in Heaven DMX
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 9, 2021
RIP DMX. I pray for the comfort of your children and loved ones. 🙏🏿💛 pic.twitter.com/WC5LsaL9j8
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) April 9, 2021
— T.I. (@Tip) April 9, 2021
Dedicated to DMX – 'When I'm Gone' (LYRICS CC) https://t.co/stDbb0kwMb
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) April 9, 2021
#RIPDMX Thank you for the music, you’ll be missed.
— AKON (@Akon) April 9, 2021
❌4L!! Rest In Paradise LEGEND!! 🐕🐕 pic.twitter.com/Y0m0DVl5Up
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 9, 2021
Even though you had battles you TOUCHED so many through your MUSIC and when you would PRAY so many people FELT THAT! This is heavy for the HipHop family but your LEGACY LIVES ON & your SPIRIT. Continued Prayers for X family & friends for STRENGTH/HEALING🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/ZI9NI6Nslg
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) April 9, 2021
We lost him y'all. Mr. Earl Simmons (Dec. 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021), known by his stage name DMX ("Dark Man X"), was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. Prayers going out to his family & friends! R.I.P. our dear brother. Bootsy baby!!!🤩 pic.twitter.com/H2Wt5JfUfa
— Bootsy Collins (@Bootsy_Collins) April 9, 2021
No words right now. Nothing but fierce love, prayers and protection for X's family, friends and fans. This loss is devastating. #RIPDMX 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🖤
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 9, 2021
I was fortunate enough to meet #DMX many times but my fav memory was when he & @sherrieshepherd were in an airport together.. She called me and X took the phone and we talked, laughed & prayed a good 30 minutes … I wish we had more time .. 🙏🏾🙏🏾RIP
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) April 9, 2021
— PUBLIC ENEMY (@PublicEnemyFTP) April 9, 2021