The American veteran hip pop star born Earl Simmons was release from federal prison on Friday morning in West Virginia subsequent to serving a one-year sentence for tax evasion.
DMX pleaded guilty to a count of tax evasion in a deal with officials in November 2017, with TMZ reporting that he was looking at a total of 44 years behind bars on 14 counts in the case
Rakoff allowed a demand from DMX’s laywer Murray Richman to play the rapper’s 1998 song Slippin’ in the court, trying to outline the numerous afflictions he’s looked in his life, starting from adolescence.
The song’s chorus includes lyrics like: ‘Ay yo I’m slippin’, I’m fallin’, I gots to get up/ Get me back on my feet so I can tear s*** up.’
His original release date was supposed to be on Sunday but federal policy states that inmates be released early if the date falls on a weekend.
DMX, 48, is now a free man after his release from federal prison headed straight to a local spot for breakfast with his fiancee Desiree and son Exodus