News: UPDATE: DMX Freed From Arizona Jail, Rep Confirms
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2010 9:57PM
Troubled rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons' early release from an Arizona jail today has been confirmed by his criminal defense attorney.
The rapper was freed from behind bars after serving three quarters of a six-month sentence.
DMX is finally out of the dog house. XXLMag.com has learned that the troubled rapper, born Earl Simmons, was freed from an Arizona jail today (July 6). X's criminal defense attorney, Glenn Allen, confirmed with XXL that the Yonkers-bred MC was released after serving four months of a six-month sentence. As previously reported, the Yonkers MC was locked up on March 9 for for five counts of violating his probation, all of which were related to cocaine abuse. The Ruff Ryder was on probation for throwing a food tray at an officer while locked up on drug, theft and animal abuse charges last year. (XXL Mag)
Yesterday, X's producer Dame Grease said he would be a free man today.
Guess who's coming home? According to producer Dame Grease,DMX will be released from jail tomorrow after violating his probation back in March. Let's hope that Dark Man X can get his life together, and drop something decent for his loyal fans. First off, he's got to kick that habit of his. (Y2K Daily)
Writing via Twitter last March, rapper Game said his LAX collaborator still had his support.
"This my only tweet for 2day" Game wrote Tuesday (March 23) afternoon. "DMX is MY N!GGA & nobody or NO MEDIA or NO N!GGA nor B!TCH can ever change that !!! GO listen to "Slippin" !!!" (Game's Twitter)
The rapper was sentenced to six months behind bars after violating the terms of his probation in March.
DMX was just sentenced to six months in jail for violating his probation -- but rehab could save him from doing hard time. DMX admitted to five separate probation violations -- the result of using illegal drugs. During the hearing, a rep from the Pasadena Recovery Center gave the judge a letter from Dr. Drew Pinsky, asking permission to treat X at his facility ... in lieu of jail. The judge seemed open to sending X to the PRC. (TMZ)
Check out a recent Dame Grease interview speaking on DMX below:
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