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According to a report from The Journal News, rapper DMX was arrested for contempt of court.

The Yonkers-bred rapper was arrested at his home in Westchester County on a contempt of court charge for allegedly failing to pay $10,000 a month in child support to ex-wife Tashera Simmons and their four children. The child support was ordered in 2014.

A warrant was issued for Simmons’ arrest on a contempt of court charge in July. County police confirmed they and Yonkers police arrested him at 10 a.m. at a Yonkers residence.

DMX was released without bail after explaining that he has to perform at upcoming shows and canceling them would be bad for his reputation. “All I have is my name and my reputation,” he said to the judge, adding that performing is the “only way I can make a living.

DMX’s next court appearance is November 18th.

We will update you on any developments on this story at Boom92Houston.com




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