Busta Rhymes, Michael K. Williams and More Stars Pay Tribute to DMX at 2021 BET Awards

This is simply among numerous homages kept in DMX’s honor.

Weeks after the rap artist’s death in April, a public memorial service was held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which was co-produced by Swizz Beatz as well as Kanye West, whose Sunday Service choir carried out at the occasion.

“Our father is a king, our father is an icon,” Xavier Simmons stated at the time. “I am so honored to have a father like we have … This man deepened my ability to love … I cried so much tears of joy, so much.”

Earlier that month, DMX’s household verified the heartbreaking information concerning his fatality.

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days, “his enjoyed ones stated in a declaration at the time.

“Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him,” the declaration proceeded. “Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time.”