1. New York Judge Rejects DMX's Bankruptcy Filing

    November 09, 2013 3:54 PM EST A federal judge in New York has tossed rapper DMX's bankruptcy filing, making him fair game for creditors. The Journal News reports that a bankruptcy judge in White Plains dismissed the 42-year-old rapper's July 29 Chapter 11 filing on F ...

  2. DMX Arrested Again in South Carolina

    November 05, 2013 11:29 PM EST Rapper DMX has been arrested again in South Carolina. A spokeswoman for the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport says airport police arrested the 42-year-old entertainer, whose real name is Earl Simmons, just after 5 p.m. Monday. Rosylin ...

  3. DMX Arrested Again in South Carolina

    November 05, 2013 11:29 PM EST Rapper DMX has been arrested again in South Carolina. A spokeswoman for the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport says airport police arrested the 42-year-old entertainer, whose real name is Earl Simmons, just after 5 p.m. Monday. Rosylin ...

  4. DMX Arrested Again, Denies Pot Charge

    August 21, 2013 5:46 PM EDT DMX has been arrested again in South Carolina. Police say the 42-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was a passenger in a truck that was stopped late Tuesday (August  21) for an illegal U-turn in Greer. Lt. Jim Holcombe says officers arrest ...

  5. DMX Files For Bankruptcy

    July 30, 2013 6:15 PM EDT It's been a tough month for DMX. Yesterday (July 29), the rapper filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan. According to the Wall Street Journal , the 42-year old, born Earl Simmons, owes $1 to $10 million in debt with only $50,000 in asse ...

  6. DMX Arrested Again: DUI, No Driver's License

    July 26, 2013 9:51 AM EDT Rapper DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence. Greenville County jail officials say the 42-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested early Friday. He was also charged with not having a dr ...

  7. DMX Tears Up NYC, Talks Album Delay and Fresh Start

    February 24, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "It don't get no better than this," DMX told the crowd near the end of his triumphant set at S.O.B.'s in New York on Thursday night (Feb. 23). The beleaguered New York native littered his first Manhattan show in years with a deca ...

  8. DMX Working 'Nonstop' on New Album, Calls Current Hip-Hop 'Too Corny'

    August 02, 2011 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks after finishing a seven-month prison sentence, DMX tells Billboard.com that he's been working "nonstop, every day" on his seventh album, which he hopes to put out before December. "I kind of took it back to how I felt o ...

  9. DMX Released from Arizona Prison

    July 19, 2011 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 DMX became a free man on Tuesday (July 19) after serving a seven-month sentence in an Arizona prison, a rep for the rapper confirms to Billboard.com. According to AllHipHop.com , DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) was greeted by a group of friends and fa ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Pia Toscano Working on Album, DMX Prison Release Announced

    May 26, 2011 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pia Toscano Working on 'Diva' Album With season 10 coming to a close last night, word is out that Pia Toscano is already hard at work on her debut album and it ...

  11. DMX Moved To Mental Health Unit

    December 28, 2010 11:21 AM EST 0 0 0 It was only a matter of time... DMX has been moved to a mental health unit at the Arizona State Prison Complex facility, Alhambra, where he is serving his latest prison term. The Year in Arrests: 2010 DMX was sentenced to a year in jail on Dec. 16, ...

  12. DMX Sentenced to One Year in Arizona Prison

    December 16, 2010 12:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Troubled rapper DMX was sentenced to one year in prison by an Arizona judge on Thursday after admitting he violated his probation by drinking alcohol, court officials said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was on probation for attempted ...

  13. DMX Sentenced to One Year in Arizona Prison

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Troubled rapper DMX was sentenced to one year in prison by an Arizona judge on Thursday after admitting he violated his probation by drinking alcohol, court officials said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was on probation for attempte ...

  14. Update: DMX Denied Bail, Still in Jail

    November 24, 2010 2:50 PM EST 0 0 0 An Arizona judge on Wednesday denied bail for rapper DMX , keeping him jailed on charges that he violated probation by using drugs, court officials said. The 39 year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Thursday for probation vi ...

  15. DMX Heads Back to Jail

    July 27, 2010 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 D MX surrendered to a judge Monday (July 26) to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence for a 2002 reckless driving conviction. Los Angeles City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said the 39-year-old turned himself in at a downtown courthouse. He said ...

  16. DMX Files NYC Lawsuit Claiming Stolen Royalties

    April 27, 2010 7:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX says he's been ripped off for years by a company hired to collect his song royalties, but he's been behind bars so much that he only recently realized the problem. The platinum-selling but troubled hip-hop artist - who's currently ...

  17. DMX Files NYC Lawsuit Claiming Stolen Royalties

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT DMX says he's been ripped off for years by a company hired to collect his song royalties, but he's been behind bars so much that he only recently realized the problem. The platinum-selling but troubled hip-hop artist - who's current ...

  18. DMX Ordered To Serve 6 Months In Phoenix Jail

    March 17, 2010 7:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge has ordered DMX to spend six months in a Phoenix jail for violating probation and to undergo a mental health evaluation. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, admitted in court Tuesday (March 16) to a single violation of probation for failin ...

  19. DMX Ordered To Serve 6 Months In Phoenix Jail

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A judge has ordered DMX to spend six months in a Phoenix jail for violating probation and to undergo a mental health evaluation. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, admitted in court Tuesday (March 16) to a single violation of probation for fail ...

  20. DMX Arrested For Violating Probation

    March 10, 2010 7:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Troubled rapper DMX was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday (March 9) for violating his probation by regularly using illegal drugs during the last nine months, authorities said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, told a probation officer that h ...

  21. DMX Arrested For Violating Probation

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Troubled rapper DMX was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday (March 9) for violating his probation by regularly using illegal drugs during the last nine months, authorities said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, told a probation officer that ...

  22. DMX Gets Probation For Jailhouse Assault Charge

    June 08, 2009 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 An Arizona judge on Monday sentenced rapper DMX to probation for allegedly throwing a food tray at a detention officer inside a Phoenix jail. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, will spend 18 months on supervised probation for the jailhouse ...

  23. DMX Released From Phoenix Jail

    May 15, 2009 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX has been released from a Phoenix jail after serving a 90-day sentence for felony convictions. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, left a Maricopa County jail Thursday on a $10,000 bond. Simmons' lawyer, Glenn Allen, said his client ...

  24. Jailed Rapper DMX Rebooked On Assault Charges

    February 26, 2009 11:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Jailed rapper DMX now is facing additional charges after he allegedly threw a tray of food at a Maricopa County detention officer. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was booked on aggravated assault charges Wednesday, according to County Sheriff ...

  25. DMX Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail

    January 30, 2009 7:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper DMX was sentenced to 90 days in jail today (Jan. 30) for convictions on theft, drug-possession and animal-cruelty charges. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, also was placed on at least 18 months' supervised probation by Maricopa Coun ...

  26. DMX Heading To Jail On Drug, Cruelty Charges

    December 30, 2008 9:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Embattled rapper DMX faces at least 90 days in jail after pleading guilty on Tuesday to drug, theft and animal cruelty charges, Arizona prosecutors said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, pleaded to three felony charges and one misdemeano ...

  27. Rapper DMX Arrested In Miami On Warrant

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper DMX is back behind bars again in Miami after he was arrested by federal authorities for allegedly skipping out on a court appearance. The 37-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 9) afternoon on a warrant iss ...

  28. Lawyer: DMX In Hospital, 'Should Be OK'

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper DMX was admitted to an Aventura, Fla., hospital yesterday (Sept. 22), according to his laywer Bradford Cohen, a day before he was scheduled to appear in an Arizona court. Rapper DMX was admitted to an Aventura, Fla., hospital yesterday (Sept. ...

  29. Lawyer: DMX In Hospital, 'Should Be OK'

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper DMX was admitted to an Aventura, Fla., hospital yesterday (Sept. 22), according to his laywer Bradford Cohen, a day before he was scheduled to appear in an Arizona court. While Bradford wouldn't confirm media reports alleging his admit ...

  30. Hip-Hop Legal Roundup: Snoop Dogg, DMX

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Snoop Dogg has been granted a visa to enter Australia for a concert tour, the immigration department announced today (Sept. 12) after finishing a full character assessment of the entertainer. Rapper Snoop Dogg has been granted a visa to enter ...

  31. DMX Pleas Out Of Miami Drug Case

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper DMX pleaded guilty to trying to buy cocaine and marijuana in Miami and was awaiting extradition to Arizona on outstanding drug charges there, his lawyer said yesterday (Aug. 28). Rapper DMX pleaded guilty to trying to buy cocaine and marijuan ...

  32. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  33. DMX Arrested In Florida After Court No-Show

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX was arrested at a store in Florida yesterday (Aug. 14) for failing to appear in an Arizona court on drug charges, authorities said. DMX was arrested at a store in Florida yesterday (Aug. 14) for failing to appear in an Arizona court on drug char ...

  34. DMX Pleads Not Guilty To Theft Charges

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX rapped for reporters outside a Phoenix courtroom after pleading not guilty to felony charges of theft and identity theft. Then he plugged his new album. DMX rapped for reporters outside a Phoenix courtroom after pleading not guilty to felony cha ...

  35. DMX Indicted For Dodging Medical Bills

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap star DMX has been indicted in Arizona on charges that he used a false identity to try and avoid paying medical expenses incurred during a hospital visit. Rap star DMX has been indicted in Arizona on charges that he used a false identity to try a ...

  36. DMX Arrested At Phoenix Mall

    July 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper DMX has been arrested at a Phoenix mall on a felony charge of taking the identity of another. Phoenix police Sgt. Andy Hill did not have details of the charge, as it stemmed from a Maricopa Cou Rapper DMX has been arrested at a Phoenix mall o ...

  37. DMX Legal Woes Continue With Phoenix Arrest

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap star DMX was arrested for failing to appear in court and other complaints at a Phoenix airport yesterday (July 2), adding to his legal woes that include drug possession and animal cruelty charges. Rap star DMX was arrested for failing to appear ...

  38. DMX Arrested On Drug Charges In Miami

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the second time in a week, rapper DMX has been arrested in Miami. For the second time in a week, rapper DMX has been arrested in Miami. The 37-year-old artist, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Friday on charges of attempting to purc ...

  39. This Day in Music

    June 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." 2005 - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up stat ...

  40. DMX Arrested Again In Miami

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper arrested in Miami yesterday afternoon (June 23) on a warrant for having no valid driver's license. Rapper arrested in Miami yesterday afternoon (June 23) on a warrant for having no valid driver's license. DMX, whose real name is Ear ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home from complications relating to liver disease. He is 73. The R&B legend is surrounded by family and friends at the time of his death, acco 2004 - Ray Charles dies at his Beverly Hills, Ca ...

  42. Judge Vacates $1.5 Million Judgment Vs. DMX

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge in Upper Marlboro, Md., has vacated a $1.5 million judgment awarded to a woman who filed a defamation suit against rapper DMX after he alleged that she raped him. A judge in Upper Marlboro, Md., has vacated a $1.5 million judgment awarded to ...

  43. DMX Arrested On Drug, Animal Cruelty Charges

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities say DMX has been arrested on drug and animal-cruelty charges in Phoenix following an overnight raid on the rapper's house. Authorities say DMX has been arrested on drug and animal-cruelty charges in Phoenix following an overnight ra ...

  44. DMX Arrested For Speeding, Reckless Driving

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 DMX was arrested after speed-enforcement cameras captured him in his bright yellow 1966 Chevrolet going 114 mph on a suburban Phoenix freeway. DMX was arrested after speed-enforcement cameras captured him in his bright yellow 1966 Chevrolet going 11 ...

  45. DMX Arrested For Speeding, Reckless Driving

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT DMX was arrested after speed-enforcement cameras captured him in his bright yellow 1966 Chevrolet going 114 mph on a suburban Phoenix freeway. The rapper/actor was taken into custody Tuesday at his north Phoenix home without incident, the Arizona ...

  46. This Day in Music

    May 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A member of rapper T.I.'s entourage is shot and killed early in the in Cincinnati, following a party for the artist at the city's Club Ritz. 2006 - A member of rapper T.I.'s entourage is shot and killed early in the in Cincinna ...

  47. DMX Must Pay $1.5 Million In Defamation Case

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DMX has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the mother of his child after the rapper-actor failed to appear in court to defend himself against allegations of defamation. DMX has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the mother of his child after the r ...

  48. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  49. DMX Loses Court Ruling Over Dog Clothes

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A court ruling has taken a bite out of DMX for failing to fulfill a contract to promote a clothing line for dogs including caps, scarves, raincoats and bomber jackets. A court ruling has taken a bite out of DMX for failing to fulfill a contract to p ...

  50. This Day in Music

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." 2005 - Kanye West emerges a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards, picking up stat ...

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