A public memorial for DMX will be held at the Brooklyn Barclays Center, TMZ and Billboard Report. It will reportedly take place on Saturday, April 24th. Page 6 reports that the event will be closed to the public but will be streamed live. According to a previous TMZ report, Mike Spano, the mayor of Yonkers, New York, where DMX spent much of his childhood, sponsored a memorial on his city’s Yonkers Raceway. New York State COVID-19 regulations limit arenas like the Barclays Center to 10 percent capacity.
DMX died on Friday April 9th at the age of 50 after a heart attack. The following week a new song starring the late rapper “Been to War” was released.
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