- US music producer Swizz Beatz has reportedly asked Kanye West to appear at DMX's memorial service
- Swizz Beatz collaborated with the late rapper on a lot of songs when their crew Ruff Ryders was still a hit back in the days
- Just like Swizz Beatz, Kanye West was also close friends with the Ruff Ryders' Anthem hitmaker
Swizz Beatz has reportedly asked Kanye West to make an appearance at late rapper DMX's memorial service.
Swizz produced a lot of hits for DMX back in the days when their crew Ruff Ryders was still dominating hip-hop chats across the globe, especially in the US.
The Ruff Ryders' Anthem hitmaker's memorial is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 24April at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The US rapper passed away on 9 April after reportedly suffering a heart attack.
Complex reports that X's private funeral service will take place on 25 April at an unnamed New York City church.
Page Six reported that Swizz has urged Kanye to avail himself during the memorial service of the Ruff Ryders leader. Yeezy was close friends with the superstar.
Swizz took to Instagram a few days after DMX's death and shared a moving tribute to him. He posted a lengthy video of himself speaking highly about the late rapper.
"My brother was a different type of brother — a different type of artist, a different type of creative, different type of spirit, different type of zone, different type of soul."
He also said X was the most loyal person he's ever known. Swizz Beatz's peers in the US entertainment industry took to his comment section to praise him for the touching tribute.
Snoop Dogg wrote:
"Thank you for that. Long live. X."
Alicia Keys said:
"Feel you so so much!!!"
Busta Rhymes commented:
"Thank you for this King @therealswizzz, @dmx FOREVER!!!"
"Maaaan, thanks so much for sharing."
"Such powerful words bro."
Melanie Fiona said:
"Sending Love Swizz. This one hurts a lot."
Michael Bearden added:
"What an amazingly beautiful post @therealswizzz."
In related news, Briefly News reported that Demi Lovato was dragged on social media after sharing her thoughts on the news of DMX's drug overdose. The Dancing With The Devil hitmaker shared that DMX's condition gave her "survivor's guilt".
The stunner had also nearly died in 2018 from drugs. The legendary US rapper was on life support in hospital at the time. He reportedly suffered a heart attack after overdosing on drugs. Page Six reported that Demi spoke to TMZ Live. According to the publication, Demi said:
"There’s times I’ve felt, like, feeling survivor’s guilt. You do ask yourself, ‘Why am I still here, why are others not?’ It’s challenging. I have to realise that every day is a day that someone else doesn’t get."
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