Rapper DMX Sentenced to Prison for Unpaid Child Support

Rapper DMX Sentenced to Prison for
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Rapper DMX has been sentenced to six months in prison for not paying $400,000 in child support.

According to a report by the Guardian, the “X Gon’ Give It to Ya” rapper was arrested on June 26 before a scheduled performance in New York  for “issues outstanding,” including the child support payments, a robbery complaint in New Jersey and a warrant for bail jumping.

DMX, born Earl Simmons, was moved to the Erie County holding center in Buffalo on Tuesday, according to the Erie County sheriff’s office. This prison stint will not be the rapper’s first; he’s been arrested before for counts of drug possession, animal cruelty, parole violation and driving under the influence.

Known for his distinctly gravelly voice, DMX recently made a cameo in Chris Rock’s film “Top Five.”

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  1. T says:

    Y do these women keep having his babies. Nothing…is going to make him stay or pay

  2. linda taft says:

    I-think it is fucked up the way they doing dmx

  3. LOL says:

    So ironic, because, he was like so in jail in Chris Rock’s Top Five and all, but that was like only DMX play acting in jail. But now he’s like totally in jail. For real, like.

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