Fans of rapper DMX, aka Dark Man X, lined the streets outside Brooklyn's Barclay Center where his star-studded memorial is being held.
DMX's casket arrived on the back of a monster truck escorted by bikers and record label executives wearing Ruff Ryders gear.
DMX’s casket has arrived at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on a massive monster truck for his memorial service pic.twitter.com/Q2L7B2L04D
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) April 24, 2021
The rapper, real name Earl Simmons, died on April 9 at age 50 from a heart attack after an apparent drug overdose.
DMX's family and friends will be in attendance at his Celebration of Life ceremony on Saturday at 4 pm ET. The memorial service is closed to the public, but fans can view the ceremony live on his YouTube channel here.
A second celebrity tribute to DMX will be broadcast live on BET Sunday at 2:30 pm ET from a church in New York City.
Tune into the livestream here.
— Sarita Maria (@Sarita_Maria2) April 24, 2021
DMX memorial at Barclays: thousands of bikes and his casket in a monster truck. Incredible. pic.twitter.com/VDeeYS76M5
— Sarah! (@SarahisSorry) April 24, 2021