The official plans for the memorial services for DMX have been announced. Arrangements for the event were revealed in an Instagram post from the deceased rapper’s official page, revealing plans for two separate ceremonies.
A “Celebration of Life Memorial” is scheduled for Saturday, April 24 at 4 pm, with a “Homegoing Celebration” planned for the following day at 2:30 pm. The former reportedly will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
The general public will be able to live stream both events with Saturday’s “Celebration of Life Memorial” set to stream live on Youtube with the “Homegoing Celebration” to air and stream on BET.
Attendance to both events will be restricted to only close friends and family.
DMX passed away on April 9, 2021 in New York after suffering from a heart attack. He was 50 years old.
The rapper’s death was met with an overwhelming response from fans and peers of the Grammy-nominated emcee, with both groups testifying to the rapper’s overwhelming influence in the world of hip hop and beyond. From his raw, grimy, and heart-felt delivery, to his complicated yet authentic public persona, DMX lived his life publicly representing the struggles of those from inner-cities. This weekend, fans of the hip-hop legend will be able to pay their final respects.