UPDATE: Rolling Stone reports that DMX’s lawyer Murray Richman told the magazine that he misspoke in his interview with PIX11News, saying he was “given wrong information” and said that the rapper remains on life support.
After suffering an overdose on Friday night, DMX seems to be recovering, according to his attorney, Murray Richman. On Saturday, Richman spoke with New York City’s PIX11News and gave an update on the rapper’s state of health.
Richman said, “He’s been in the hospital as the result of a heart attack. He’s been taken off the life support system, he’s breathing on his own, but we are concerned. It would be disingenuous of me to suggest I’m not a worried man at this particular point.”
He then spoke of his admiration for the artist. “Earl Simmons, DMX, in my opinion, is one of the greatest poets of our time. And what he had to say, if they bother to listen, if they could overcome their hostility to rap, would learn a great deal.”