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DMX Found Unconscious With No Pulse

Police successfully revived the rapper in a hotel parking lot

(Newser) - Police found rapper DMX unconscious and without a pulse Monday evening outside a Ramada Inn in Yonkers, New York, the AP reports. "Signs point to an overdose," according to TMZ . A witness reported seeing DMX taking some sort of powder before collapsing. And officers who arrived at the... More »

Rapper DMX Accused of Robbery: Newark PD

Guy says rapper grabbed a wad of cash out of his hands

(Newser) - DMX may be in trouble yet again : A Newark man told cops he ran into the rapper and his entourage of about 15 people early yesterday at a gas station in the city, talked to DMX briefly about rap music, and was promptly robbed. According to the alleged victim, one... More »

Zimmerman's Celeb Boxing Match Nixed: Promoter

Damon Feldman: 'More to life than money'

(Newser) - After a planned celebrity boxing match involving George Zimmerman caused controversy—including a White House petition against it, Philadelphia Magazine notes—the match has been canceled, according to its promoter. "I'm sorry for anyone I hurt with this but this was a very big opportunity thank you,"... More »

Zimmerman's Celebrity Boxing Opponent Revealed

It's rapper DMX

(Newser) - If you were hoping to be the one to potentially knock out George Zimmerman , we've got bad news for you. Celebrity Boxing chief Damon Feldman has chosen Zimmerman's opponent—out of 15,000 applications!—and it's DMX, TMZ reports. The rapper was not shy in describing... More »

7 Rock Stars Who Are Major Headaches

Liam, Noel Gallagher count as one...which they'd probably fight about

(Newser) - We expect rock stars to lay in beds covered in money while drinking insanely pricey liquor and, umm, doing some other stuff. But we forget about the poor, poor souls—agents, concert promoters, record producers—who depend on them to be on time...and coherent. Cracked presents the 7 rock... More »

Craziest Rap Concert Demands

From condoms and KFC to Cuban cigars and Hennessy

(Newser) - Drawing on the Smoking Gun ’s collection of concert riders, Sam Greenspan of 11points.com offers a list of the 11 craziest demands made by rappers:
  • DMX: Three boxes of condoms and a gallon of Hennessy—that’s anywhere from $300 to $800 worth of cognac.
  • Public Enemy: Kosher
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DMX Charged in Med-Bill Dodge

Rapper faces third arrest this summer

(Newser) - Scofflaw rapper DMX was arrested at a Phoenix mall yesterday and charged with giving a false name and Social Security number so he could skirt medical bills, the AP reports—only the third time this summer the rapper has faced charges. The sheriff claims DMX—real name Earl Simmons—visited... More »

Rapper DMX Arrested on Animal-Cruelty, Drug Charges

Cops take pit bull pups, find cocaine, marijuana, guns at Arizona pad

(Newser) - Police arrested rapper DMX early this morning on animal-abuse and drug charges, the Arizona Republic reports. Police seized five pit bull puppies, and unknown quantities of marijuana and cocaine from the house northeast of Phoenix. More »

DMX Hounded by Dog Abuse Claims

Officials seize 12 pit bulls, weapons from rapper’s AZ home

(Newser) - Authorities seized 12 distressed pit bulls and a large cache of weapons from the Arizona home of rapper DMX yesterday, MTV says, after receiving a tip that the dogs were housed in inhumane conditions. The hip-hop star, whose real name is Earl Simmons, wasn’t home at the time of... More »

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