Desiree Lindstrom pays tribute to her loving fiancé, DMX.
It has been just over a week since it became known that the legendary rapper (real name: Earl Simmons) died at the age of 50. Over the weekend, Lindstrom took to Instagram to reflect on their time together as a couple and called it “everything.” . “
“The first night we met and you hugged me. I knew I would never let you go,” she wrote. “I was lost in you and nothing else mattered. My best friend, my baby, my love … really my everything. Thank you for us. Thank you for [our son] Exodus. Thank God for Earl Simmons … forever X “.
As ET previously reported, Lindstrom also paid tribute to DMX by getting a large tattoo in his honor just days after his death. New York tattoo artist Krystal Kills posted a photo of Lindstrom’s forearm on Instagram, where a tattoo that says “Dog Love” sits on top of a large “X”.
“Dog Love” is the name of the 2006 DMX song and the “X” was drawn in the same font the late performer used to style his stage name.
“I am honored to be able to do this memorial, but also saddened,” Kills shared. “Your light was unmatched. 🙏🏽 @desi123love. I pray that you find your way through these dark times, and remember that the love you had for each other will be forever untethered. I’m glad I was able to witness it.” .
“The world lost an icon but also a great father,” he added. “Praying for your family. REST IN DMX POWER. Thank you for inspiring us and giving Yonkers a voice. 🕊🙏🏽 You touched the world and left your mark.”
DMX’s family confirmed the tragic news that he had died in a statement issued to ET on April 9, just days after he was rushed to the hospital after a heart attack. The rapper will be honored by family, friends, and fans at a public memorial at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday, April 24, before a private funeral at a New York City church on Sunday, April 25. , according to various reports. .
“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, whose birth name is Earl Simmons, passed away at age 50 at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being on life support for the past several days. “the statement read. “Earl was a warrior who fought to the end. He loved his family with all his heart and we cherish the time we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans around the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We cherish everything. love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we mourn the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once the details are finalized . “
“White Plains Hospital extends its deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Simmons, as well as to his friends and legions of fans who expressed unwavering support during this difficult time,” the statement continued. “Earl Simmons passed away peacefully with family present after suffering catastrophic cardiac arrest.”
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