Shawn Simmons Bio, Wiki
Shawn Simmons is best known for being the son of DMX. DMX is the father of fifteen children. He was married to Tashera Simmons in 1999 and they were married for eleven years. In July 2010, after his first of three incarcerations that year, Tashera announced their separation. DMX maintained that the two remain friends. DMX had four children with his ex-wife. They are Praise Mary Ella, Xavier Simmons, Tacoma Simmons, and Shawn Simmons, who he had with his ex-wife Tashera Simmons, who the rapper was married to from 1999 for eleven years. He is being reported to have died on April 9th, 2021 after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a statement released by his family.
DMX 2021 Hospitalization & Death
On April 2, 2021, at approximately 11:00 pm DMX was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York, where he was reported to be in critical condition following a heart attack at his home that may have resulted from an overdose
On April 3, his attorney, Murray Richman, confirmed DMX was on life support. Later that day, Richman stated he was off life support and breathing on his own, but he clarified that evening that DMX remained on life support and he had “been given wrong information”.
That same night, tabloid journalism outlet TMZ, who first reported on the hospitalization, stated that DMX had suffered oxygen deprivation to his brain as paramedics attempted to resuscitate him for 30 minutes. On April 4, DMX’s former manager Nakia Walker stated DMX was in a “vegetative state” with “lung and brain failure and no current brain activity”.On April 7, his manager, Steve Rifkind, stated DMX was comatose and that he was set to undergo tests to determine his brain’s functionality which would allow his family to, “determine what’s best from there”. On April 8, DMX’s brain function was reported to have not changed.
DMX was pronounced dead at age 50 on April 9, 2021, after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a statement released by his family.
“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,” family’s statement read in part.
RIP DMX. No one radiated more agony, pain, and atomic energy. The Cerberus from Yonkers, who suffered for all of our sins and his own. Maybe the rawest rapper of all-time, no pretense or frills, just pure adrenaline, lawless genius, and reckless abandon. The struggle incarnate. pic.twitter.com/P80t1GQHEa
— Otto Von Biz Markie (@Passionweiss) April 9, 2021