The family of DMX has denied reports that his masters have been bought or that they are trying to raise money.
An article was shared online titled "JAY-Z & Beyoncé are buying back DMX's masters for $10 million & will give to his 17 kids for free."
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They say the rumors are false.
"There have been a few rumors following our loved one, Earl Simmons,' passing that we'd like to clear up," read the statement. "No one has bought Earl's masters. Additionally, we are not selling any merch or raising money for Earl's funeral. If anyone is requesting for money for his funeral, please be aware the person is a scammer. We will keep the public posted on funeral/memorial service arrangements. — Earl 'DMX' Simmons' Family."
DMX passed away last Friday after suffering a heart attack. He was rushed to the hospital and kept on life support for a week but after tests showing no brain activity, the life support machine was turned off and the legendary rapper died.