Rapper DMX hospitalized after suffering heart attack, ABC News reports

‘I know that he’s going to hopefully make it. But I’m concerned,’ his attorney says

DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (David Goldman, AP2011)

DMX, a multiplatinum record-selling artist, is hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, according to a report from ABC News.

The 50-year-old artist, whose name is Earl Simmons, is being treated at a White Plains, New York hospital as of Saturday, his attorney Murray Richman told ABC News.

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“I received the call this morning that he was in the hospital,” Richman told ABC news station, WABC. “He is in grave condition, whatever that means. That’s exactly what I’ve been told.”

According to WABC, Richman has known DMX for over 25 years and last saw him in February.

DMX was recently on tour and was in the middle of making a film, according to ABC News.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT12 both online and on-air for more information.

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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.

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