Legendary rapper DMX has checked himself back into rehab just weeks after signing a deal with his former record label, Def Jam.
The news was revealed to his fans via his Instagram page:
"In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his canceled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support." the post reads.
DMX was released from prison back in January after serving a year on tax evasion charges. Upon his release, he hit the ground running with a 20th-anniversary tour celebrating his It's Dark, and Hell Is Hot, as well as several shows, inking a deal and gracing the cover of GQ magazine.
Eyebrows were raised when he failed to show up on Thursday at Def Jam's 35th-anniversary party in Brooklyn.
"It is important right now that he take some time off to focus on his health so that he can be a better father, friend, and entertainer," DMX's manager Pat Gallo said in a statement at the time. "We are eternally grateful for the outpouring of concern and support that has poured in. We ask that you, please keep X in your prayers as he embraces your support."