DMX to Be Released from Prison on Friday


DMX is coming dwelling.

The hip-hop icon is ready to be launched from a federal jail on Friday morning (Jan. 25), his lawyer tells Vulture.

The 48-year-old rapper, born Earl Simmons, was sentenced to at least one 12 months in jail for felony tax evasion in March 2018 after pleading responsible to tax fraud in November 2017. He was jailed in late January 2018 after failing a drug check whereas awaiting sentencing.

“He’s coming dwelling tomorrow,” his lawyer Murray Richman advised Vulture. “I spoke to him; he’s very joyful. He’s wanting ahead to being dwelling. He’s by no means been hotter than now—individuals have been searching for him out throughout.”

When requested if Simmons had any points whereas in jail, Richman stated, “He’s terrific; he’s been terrific.”

Simmons’ launch date is at the moment listed as Sunday, Jan. 27, however federal prisoners could also be launched earlier if their scheduled launch falls on a weekend.

He might be beneath supervised launch for 3 years following his launch.