DMX has been accused a robbing a man in New Jersey early this morning (Apr. 5).
According to a statement by Newark police spokesperson Ronald Glover, a 21-year-old man encountered the rapper and his entourage at an Exxon gas station at about 12:30 a.m. After exchanging conversation with X, the man claims a member of his team pulled a gun on him, NJ.com reports.
“The two had a brief conversation about rap music and during the conversation a male in DMX’s entourage, showed the victim a gun and demanded the victim’s money,” Glover said.
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The man says DMX snatched $3,200 in cash from him, and took off in a Cadillac Escalade. Allegedly following the vehicle, the supposed victim retrieved a license plate number, which he handed over to police.
DMX was in town for a scheduled performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday night (Apr. 4). A preliminary investigation is underway in the matter.