Rapper DMX has died at age 50 - People magazine

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (Reuters) - American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known by the stage name DMX or Dark Man X, has died at age 50, People magazine reported on Friday, after the musician was hospitalized for what reports said was a heart attack during a drug overdose.

Reporting by Lisa Richwine, Editing by Franklin Paul

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