Rick Ross has led the stars praying for DMX’s recovery after the star has reportedly been hospitalised following a drug overdose.
The star, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is claimed to have had an overdose at around 11pm at his home on Friday night.
TMZ reports that a source close to the rapper claims the overdose triggered a heart attack, with doctors warning he may not make it.
Fans and friends of the star have been sending supportive messages, with Rick sharing a video on his Instagram Stories.
‘Prayers up for DMX the legend, let’s put that in the sky,’ he said.
DJ Eric B also shared a photo of himself with DMX, telling his followers: ‘Please pray for my brother DMX’, while Missy Elliott added: ‘Prayers for DMX and his family’.
Ja Rule who shared a host of prayer hands emojis, adding: ‘Prayers up for my brother DMX…’ while actress Viola Davis has said: ‘Praying for DMX’.
Jameela Jamil said: ‘This DMX news is so sad. He’s so special. We do not have a society set up to support mental health. We have a society that underfunds it and actively works against it.’
Please pray, send healing energy, whatever positive vibes you can for #DMX ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ ð¤ð¤ð¤— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 3, 2021
Praying for DMX ðððð¿— Viola Davis (@violadavis) April 3, 2021
ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾ðð¾Prayers up for my brother DMX… ð— Ja Rule (@jarule) April 3, 2021
Meanwhile actor Wendell Pierce has added: ‘DMX is a unique voice. Pray so it won’t be silenced.’
Gabrielle Union tweeted: ‘Please pray, send healing energy, whatever positive vibes you can for #DMX.’
Little is known about DMX’s current condition, with TMZ reporting a source claims he has ‘some brain activity’ and is being treated in hospital in White Plains, New York, with another source claiming he is in a ‘vegetative state’.
DMX, who was one of the original stars of Ruff Ryders hip-hop collective and record label, has previously spoken about his drug use, including crack cocaine, and has been to rehab several times.