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Family: Prayer Vigil For Rapper DMX Set For Monday Outside White Plains Hospital

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A prayer vigil is scheduled for Monday outside White Plains Hospital for rapper DMX.

His longtime attorney said he's on life support.

The 50-year-old was rushed to the hospital on Friday night after after suffering a heart attack. TMZ reported it was caused by a drug overdose.

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, grew up in Yonkers.

"We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges," his family said in a statement.

The family said the vigil will begin at 5 p.m.

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