DMX arrested again in South Carolina

DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012, in New York. Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

DMX has been arrested again in South Carolina -- his fourth arrest in the state this year.

A spokeswoman for the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport says airport police arrested the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, just after 5 p.m. on Monday.

Rosylin Weston says officers familiar with the 42-year-old's previous arrests for driving with a suspended license arrested him after seeing him behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Jail records show Simmons was booked on charges of driving under suspension, having an uninsured vehicle and not having a licensed vehicle. Court records list no attorney for him, and Simmons' spokesman didn't immediately return a message.

Simmons' other charges this year include several charges of driving under the influence and simple possession of marijuana.

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