DMX is a free man.
The rapper was launched from Gilmer Federal Correctional Institution in West Virginia on Friday morning (Jan. 25) after finishing a one-year sentence for tax evasion.
The 48-year-old rapper, born Earl Simmons, started his sentence in March 2018 after pleading responsible to tax fraud in November 2017. He was jailed in late January 2018 after failing a drug take a look at whereas awaiting sentencing.
“I spoke to him; he’s very joyful,” his lawyer Murray Richman instructed Vulture. “He’s trying ahead to being residence. He’s by no means been hotter than now—folks have been in search of him out throughout.”
According to TMZ, X is getting proper again to work. In addition to readying a brand new album, he’s growing movie initiatives, together with a attainable biopic.
Now that he’s out of jail, he should additionally pay $2.three million in restitution to the federal government and enroll in an outpatient program for substance abuse and psychological well being.
DMX’s authentic launch date was presupposed to be Sunday (Jan. 27), however it’s federal coverage to launch inmates early if their launch date falls on a weekend.