”The greatest rapper to me” – MI Abaga, Vector, other Nigerian rappers react to DMX’s death..
Following the death of US rapper and actor, Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX, Nigerian rappers have taken to social media to eulogies him.
On the 9th of April 2021, his death was announced by family after reportedly suffering an overdose that resulted in a heart attack on April 2.
DMX’s team shared a statement which read in part: “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. ”
Global music stars and public figures have penned down their condolences on various social networks and Nigerian rappers weren’t left out.
The likes of MI, Vector, Show Dem Camp and Eva Alordiah have taken to their respective accounts to pay tribute to the rap icon.
MI who took to his twitter account to state that DMX is the greatest rapper to him, added that he had plans to meet the late rapper.
“The greatest rapper to me.. the reason I started rapping has passed on.. I promised myself I would meet you one day.. now I know my bucket list will never be completed. Rest in peace Earl. The world was not fair to you but you did your best! I love you forever ”, MI tweeted.
Also Vector Tha Viper, the rap duo of Show Dem Camp took to their Instagram pages to pay respect to the late music star.
Nigerian femcee, Eva Alordiah took to her social page to thank the late rapper for showing the light.