The hip-hop community has been thrown into state of mourning after the death of legendary American rapper, DMX was announced.

The family of the rapper cum songwriter announced his death a few hours ago in a press statement.

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days,” part of the statement said.

“Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end,” the family continued. “He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him.”

In light of that, some Ghanaian rappers have taken to their social media platforms to pay their last respect.

Rappers like Sarkodie, M.Anifest, E.L and other great musicians and entertainers wrote how they felt when they heard the death of DMX.