American rapper, DMX is reportedly in critical condition and is still in the ICU after overdosing on drugs.
According to a TMZ report, the rapper suffered a drug overdose, which triggered a heart attack, in his home on Friday night.
The report quoted some close associates of the 50-year-old as saying that he is in a “vegetative state”.
The report also said he has “some brain activity” with one source stating that he’s in a “vegetative state” and doctors have cautioned he may not make it.
A family member of the rapper told reporters that paramedics tried resuscitating him for 30 minutes, and during that time he was deprived of oxygen.
Doctors have reportedly told the family the lack of oxygen severely impacted his brain with one family source saying, “It’s not looking good.”
In an official statement from DMX’s rep, it was confirmed that he remains in ICU in critical condition.
The family of the rapper also thanked friends and fans for their prayers and support in the statement.
“Last night Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at home. At this time he remains in ICU in critical condition. Earl has been a warrior his entire life. This situation represents yet another road he must conquer.”