An attorney for DMX confirmed the news that the rapper was recovering after he was resuscitated by police outside Yonkers, New York hotel on Monday. He is said to now be out of the hospital.
Yonkers Police Detective Lt. Patrick McCormack said officers responded to a Ramada Inn, where they found a 45-year-old man with no pulse in the parking lot.
McCormack said privacy laws prevented him from identifying the man, but that the man was given an opioid reversal medication by paramedics.
DMX’s attorney confirmed his client had stopped breathing, but said he did not know the cause and that he suffers from asthma.
DMX resumed breathing after officers performed CPR and gave him oxygen. Producer Swizz Beatz posted the Instagram message below.
Update #2. DMX posted this scripture below.
[Associated Press, Instagram]