After the overdose, the rapper was taken to the DMX intensive care unit. Doctors will check brain function on Wednesday.
TMZ announced that on Saturday afternoon, in Norwegian time, DMX was hospitalized in the intensive care unit in New York after an overdose at her home in White Plains the night before.
DMX has struggled with substance abuse for years and has been in rehab several times.
Earlier this week, the family gathered outside the hospital when it was discovered that the rapper was receiving intensive care.
Ex-wife and fiance pray for DMX’s life
The AP news agency wrote that among many people outside of the White Plains Hospital in New York, Earl “DMX” Simmons (50) was his ex-wife, Tashera Simmons, and his fiancee, Desiree Lindstrom.
The rapper is still in critical condition, and doctors will test brain function on Wednesday, according to TMZ reports. Therefore, today’s tests can be critical in determining the rapper’s outcome.
TMZ: Rapper DMX in hospital after overdose
According to TMZ, sources said he had been deprived of oxygen for about 30 minutes and had low brain activity. But now they are running a series of tests to determine the state of the DMX.
It is rapper manager Steve Rifkind who told TMZ that the DMX’s condition hasn’t changed significantly and is still in a coma.