DMX Released From Jail

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DMX performs onstage with DJ Snake during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival (Weekend 2) at The Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2015 in Indio, California.

DMX was released from jail on Friday, but his freedom may not last. 

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In July, the rapper was sentenced to six months in jail due to failing to pay child support. But he claims he was never made aware he owed the woman money, TMZ reports. 

With his release, DMX will go back to court. If the judge decides DMX did know about his child support obligation and intentionally did not pay, then he will have to finish his sentence. 

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At the time of his arrest, it was reported that DMX had $400,000 worth of unpaid child support, a warrant issued by the city of White Plains for bail jumping and a robbery complaint out of Newark, N.J. No charges were filed in the Newark case.

DMX's first five albums all debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.


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