The sister of Earl “DMX“ Simmons announced the news lastnight on her Instagram account.
DMX's Sister won't be in Attendance at her Brother's “Celebration Of Life”: due to hospitalization of COVID19 And Pneumonia but will still coordinate the memorial services.
A statement on DMX’s Sister posted on Instagram account, Thursday night (April 22).
Sadly, The Sister of X's has revealed she won't be attending her own Brother's memorial services due to coronavirus and pneumonia. “I'm still coordinating the services for my dear brother DMX but will not be able to make it”, She wrote.
The statement read, “First I would like to thank you EVERYONE for their calls, texts, dm, and messenger. Please note I see them all. Apologies if I haven't responded. I've been in the hospital since Sunday with covid and pneumonia. This is NOOOOOOO joke. Keeping the fever down from 104 is challenging. Thanking God in advance for complete healing. Please keep me in prayer as I'm still coordinating the services for my dear brother DMX but will not be able to make it. That alone is emotional. However, I know I have to take care of myself and get better.”
Please keep “Stephanie Reed“ and the entire Earl Simmons family in your prayers.
DMX Memorial Services to Be Livestreamed This Weekend
See details of X’s upcoming on Instagram below.
The official memorial services for Hip-Hop Icon and actor Earl “DMX” Simmons, who died on April 9 after suffering a heart attack, have been announced.
Two memorial services will be held: one on Saturday, April 24 at 4 p.m. ET, and a Homegoing Celebration on Sunday, April 25 at 2:30 pm E.T.
While attendance to the memorials is limited to family and close friends and closed to the public, both services will be livestreamed: The Sunday celebration will be broadcast live on BET and its YouTube channel, while Saturday’s “Celebration of Life” memorial, which will sources say will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, will be livestreamed on the rapper’s YouTube channel.
The announcement notes that “New York State currently limits indoor arenas to 10% capacity,” although it does not confirm Barclays, which has a capacity of 19,000, as the location. “New York State COVID-19 testing guidelines and protocols will be followed. “