Rapper DMX was found unconscious on Monday night and had to be rushed to the hospital. He has now been released.
According to reports from Yonkers police officers DMX who at the times was described by the Yonkers Police as 45-year-old unknown male found with no pulse who collapsed at hotel parking lot. DMX resumed breathing after cops performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and gave him oxygen, according to Police Detective Lt. Patrick McCormack.
McCormack reportedly told the Associated Press privacy laws prevented him from identifying the man, reveals paramedics gave him an opioid reversal medication, which helps with slowed breathing or loss of consciousness.
DMX’s attorney Murray Richman corroborated the police’s report on Tuesday (09Feb16), adding that while he did not know the exact cause for his client’s health scare, he does suffer from asthma.
Richman added that DMX, real name Earl Simmons, was released from a local hospital on Tuesday.
DMX’s friend and producer Swizz Beatz also assured fans his pal is on the mend, by taking to Twitter.com and writing, “Just got off the phone with the DOG. He’s good and in great spirits Thanks for all the blessings @Dmx the Great!”