Updated: Apr 17
DMX’s friends, family and fans will be honoring the hip-hop great during a public memorial at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center one day before his funeral.
Public memorial for DMX to take place in Brooklyn next weekend:
The hip-hop Icon Earl "DMX" Simmons died at age 50-year-old on Friday (April 9) after suffering a heart attack on (April 2). Report from multiple media platforms such as TMZ stated that “X“ death was triggered by an alleged overdose hasn't yet been officially confirmed by his family.
A public memorial for DMX will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday, April 24th, the X's manager Steven J. Rifkind confirmed to TMZ.
According to the report, the public service on that Saturday would be followed by a more intimate church service for just X's family and inner-circle the next day, Sunday, April 25.
While its unclear how many fans will be allowed to attend the arena memorial, Barclays Center is big enough to accommodate 19,000 fans for concerts. It's unclear how many people would be allowed inside the New York arena with current COVID-19 restrictions. Details for the service, including how ticketing will work, are still being ironed out, DMX's former manager Steve Rifkind reportedly told TMZ.