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Rapper DMX again arrested in South Carolina

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 04:25 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2013



GREER, S.C. » Rapper DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence.

Greenville County jail officials say the 42-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested early today. He was also charged with not having a driver's license.

Simmons was arrested last year in nearby Spartanburg County for suspicion of driving without a license. In that case, he was released after paying a fine.

Jail records show Simmons has been released. It wasn't clear if he has an attorney.

Simmons was arrested in a Phoenix suburb in 2011 after a trooper clocked him driving at 102 mph. He had recently finished a stint in prison on probation revocation for failing to submit to drug testing and driving without a license.







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serious wrote:
What is it with these rappers? I thought they were all in jail---or should be!!!
on July 26,2013 | 04:31AM
sloturle wrote:
I remember he got caught for medical fraud too...he did ID theft... what a guy
on July 26,2013 | 07:51AM
loquaciousone wrote:
Rappers can't be rappers without a rap sheet -- the longer the better.
on July 26,2013 | 08:06AM
cojef wrote:
A racial baiting venue or profiling. Watch out the activists are watching?
on July 26,2013 | 08:35AM
nodaddynotthebelt wrote:
Not surprised by this at all. DMX is know for his hatred against gays and other races. The sad part is that he actually has a strong following.
on July 26,2013 | 08:58AM
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