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DMX, Hip-Hop Superstar, Dies at 50

The rapper was known for such hits as 'X Gon' Give It to Ya' and 'Party Up (Up in Here).' (Prince Williams/Wireimage)
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DMX, the gravel-voiced rapper and actor who topped the charts with tracks including “Party Up” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” has died at age 50, his family said Friday in a statement.

The rapper, whose real name was Earl Simmons, had a heart attack on April 2, according to his lawyer, Murray Richman. He was immediately hospitalized in grave condition.