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    Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:29:32

    DMX Comments on Arrest - He was arrested on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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    • DMX - GREER, SC - AUGUST 21:  In this handout photo provided by the Greer Police Department, Rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest for an outstanding warrant for driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana when the vehicle he was a passenger in was pulled over for a traffic violation August 20, 2013 in Greer, South Carolina.
    • DMX - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13: (Front L-R) Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97, rapper DMX and rapper Jadakiss speak during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City.
    • DMX - NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23:  Rapper DMX attends the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 23, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

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    Rapper DMX was driving in a vehicle with his two assistants Shawn Durham and Shawn Rhodes when he was arrested on August 20. So it was X and the Shawns or X and Shawn Squared.

    It was reported that weed was found in the ride and that X smelled like alcohol. It was also said that he was wanted on a previous open warrant and that he had an asthma attack at the scene.

    Now, DMX has issued a statement that was provided to us by someone in his camp on Wednesday, August 21.

    It is as follows:

    "DMX was driving in the passenger seat when the vehicle he was in was pulled over last night. Although officers pulled them over for a minor traffic violation, DMX was asked to step outside so they can search the vehicle. Officers then claimed that they found bags of marijuana in the floorboard and arrested X. No drugs were found on DMX or the other passengers and the alleged bags of marijuana were never shown to DMX or the other passengers. DMX was released this morning at approximately 11AM EST and is back at his home in South Carolina."

    There you have it – DMX's side of the story.

    What is your favorite DMX song?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    08.22.13



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