DMX Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail

DMX will be serving the next six months behind bars for failing to pay child support.

The 44-year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was placed in the Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday, reports the Associated Press.

According to a spokesman for the New York City Sheriff’s Office, DMX was arrested right before a show at Radio City Music Hall on June 26 for several “issues outstanding.”

Those issues included $400,000 in unpaid child support, a warrant issued by White Plains for bail jumping, and a robbery complaint from Newark, New Jersey.