DMX Pleads Not Guilty In Court, Raps For Reporters, Plugs New LP

Embattled American rapper DMX plead not guilty in court today to theft and identity theft charges, stemming from an event where he allegedly gave a medical facility a phony name.

Prosecutors maintain DMX supplied the name “Troy Jones” to the medical staff to avoid incurring the cost of treatment. The bill was reportedly $7, 500. The rapper complained about chest pains and traveled to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

After he left the court, DMX rapped for reporters saying: “If you ever fall back down, get back up.” According to the Associated Press, the rapper was plugging his next album.

DMX is due back in court August 12.

The rapper, who maintains a home in the state of Arizona, has incurred a string of legal problems between that state and Florida in the past two months.

In May of this year, he was first arrested for speeding in Arizona. Then later, he was picked up on animal cruelty charges.

He was then busted in Florida twice, once on driving charges, and a second time for attempting to purchase cocaine from an undercover policeman.

In Arizona again, the rapper was arrested for having two outstanding warrants.—Craig Hume

  • http://www.xxlmag.com cpain94

    really who gives a fuck anymore dude gets arrested every other fuckin day! damn x wtf

  • Vicious Seiger

    Damn, is he so broke he can’t free up 7,500 for a medical bill? Where is his money going – up his nose? This man was making millions of dollars years ago and even now he makes these straight to DVD crap films that should be pay something adequate and he couldn’t pay 7,500? X, is coming with some sh!t that even Bobby Brown would say “Man, something is wrong with you man you need to lay back on all that hydro & dust!” DMX, another hip hop legend going, going and soon maybe gone.

  • HOMOTHUG

    X just aint gay enuff for 2daze hiphop scene…lol don’t believe da pipe

  • TheBlackHughHefner

    This is worse than tupac when he was on his court and jail tour in the mid 90s!!!

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  • lostgyrl

    Maybe he’ll wake the fuck up when he’s actually convicted… Such a petty crime X!!!! Killing me for sure.. Songs like “Dog 4 Life” you have me music wise, but as a person, you need to sit back and listen to your own music from back in the days.. Practice what you preach!! By the way where your wife? Oh yeah in the club with Gotti’s ex.

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