DMX was rushed to the hospital yesterday for "fear of a stoke," according to TMZ.

The embattled rapper was taken to an emergency center in Aventura, Florida. X is slated to appear in an Arizona court today, however, it appears he won't be able to make his scheduled hearing.

The rapper recently plead guilty in Miami to drug possession and sentenced to time served and fined

Earlier this month, DMX was extradited from Florida by authorities and jailed in Arizona on an outstanding warrant.

DMX is facing 11 charges of animal cruelty and drug possession in Arizona. The rapper’s home was raided previously by police and the bodies of neglected dogs were found throughout the home. X has been arrested a number of times in the past year on a series of charges in Arizona and Florida.---LaTisha Robbins