News broke on Tuesday morning (Feb. 9) that famed rapper DMX collapsed after enduring chest pains and breathing difficulty. TMZ reports that although X has suffered from asthma in the past, his team sought to look for his inhaler during this health scare, but found that he had no pulse upon their search. Prayerfully, he was resuscitated by first responders.
With well wishes for a speedy recovery sent to the Mount Vernon native from his fans and peers, his frequent collaborator and friend, Swizz Beatz, shared good news with the masses on Twitter. The producer said he spoke to X on the phone and revealed that “he’s good and in great spirits Thanks for all the blessings.”
— SWIZZ BEATZ (@THEREALSWIZZZ) February 9, 2016
DMX is currently in stable condition at a hospital after a witness reportedly notified police officials that the “We Right Here” rapper inhaled a powdered substance before collapsing.