DMX has canceled a series of scheduled performances and checked himself into rehab for substance abuse.
“In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support,” reads the statement on DMX’s Instagram page.
DMX has struggled with fighting his demons and his substance abuse, entering rehab at various points in his life over the years. In 2017, he canceled three shows in California in order to check into a rehab facility. While he was on house arrest for tax evasion that same year, he continued to work on his issues by checking into another substance abuse facility in New England.
In January, the 48-year-old rapper was released from a West Virginia prison after serving a one-year sentence for federal tax evasion. Shortly after his release, the Yonkers-bred MC embarked on a 20th anniversary tour for his 2018 album, It’s ‘Dark and Hell Is Hot’.
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