Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah’s mom react to death of rapper DMX

LOS ANGELES – Reaction to the demise of Grammy-nominated rapper DMX, who died Friday at 50.

— “Earl Simmons was a great, caring father, and a sensitive, considerate male. However, Dim Gentleman X took about and ran amok, tormented and having difficulties to find the mild. … DMX gave me the inspiration to keep heading at Def Jam when rap turned soft and foolish,” Lyor Cohen, a previous executive at Def Jam, claimed in a statement.

— “DMX is a legend,” said hip-hop and digital tunes producer Traveling Lotus. “You cannot be a supporter and not sense empathy for him in his journey,” Flying Lotus said on Wednesday while the rapper was hospitalized. “You think of ‘Belly’ and all the great stuff that he was portion of. But he was dealt such a bizarre hand, I assume, with the drug stuff. And I just have empathy mainly because I know it’s a true detail that dependancy is insane. And so many men and women, they struggle with it and it is not uncomplicated.”

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— “It’s so sad to listen to about the passing of DMX. He was a real legend to the hip-hop community. I was individually inspired by him from his unique style. I try to remember touring and currently being on a large amount of exhibits with him. One particular day I was coming out of my hotel and DMX observed me and asked, ‘was his child’s mom pulling me back?’ ‘Pulling Me Back’ was my hottest document at that time for the ladies. I used to day his child’s mom and he knew that but he was cool. It in no way was an situation due to the fact he realized it was before him. He often showed me enjoy and we usually talked when we ran into each individual other,” rapper Chingy stated in a statement.

— “Gods Poet. I Adore You,” rapper Nas explained in an Instagram post.

— “#mydog X I know that you are in the spot of peace you deserve. I will be forever grateful to have known you. You were being just one of the most particular men and women I have ever satisfied. Entire of Humour, expertise, wisdom honesty and adore and most of all loyalty. This globe has lost a True A single but the heavens have gained an ANGEL,” rapper Eve said in an Instagram submit.

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— “RIP DMX. I pray for the comfort of your youngsters and cherished ones,” actor Viola Davis explained on Twitter.

— “Rest In Peace DMX, a genuine legend. It was genuinely my honor to function and get to know you,” actor Jet Li mentioned on Twitter.

— “What they considered was a fight ended up being a spouse and children reunion. Of 2 Doggs who liked everything about every single other thank. U. X for loving me again. C u when I get there,” rapper Snoop Dogg, who confronted off against DMX in a Verzuz battle previous year, said in an Instagram article.

— “Rest simple king Hug my Babegirl Aaliyah when you see her !!!!” explained producer Timbaland on Twitter.

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— “Earl you had and however have a heart of gold. You and Infant Woman will meet up with again with all the wonderful men and women we have missing. Will by no means overlook your kindness. Under no circumstances! Blessing to your spouse and children! Eternally!” said Diane Haughton, the mother of the late singer Aaliyah, explained on Instagram.

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