- Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, Method Man and other US musicians are set to perform during late DMX's special tribute at the BET Awards on Sunday
- Swizz produced a lot of hit tracks for DMX when they were still part of the Ruff Ryders squad that ruled the airwaves some years ago
- BET will celebrate X's life and music during the upcoming ceremony and also debut a new track from the late rapper
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Swizz Beatz will get to honour his late friend and favourite collaborator during a special tribute at the upcoming BET Awards. Swizz produced a lot of classics for DMX when they were both still part of the hip-hop crew, Ruff Ryders.
The US music producer, Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Griselda and Micael K Willimans will perform some of DMX's classics during the show on Sunday, 27 June.
The Source reports that BET will celebrate the Ruff Ryders' Anthem hitmaker's life and also debut a new song from the late rapper. The track is from his posthumous album, Exodus.
According to the outlet, Connie Orlando, Executive Vice President of Specials, Music Programming and Music Strategy, said they look forward to celebrating DMX's mark in music and pop culture. Connie added that they are proud to pay respect to the hip-hop legend on the biggest stage, the BET Awards.
Revolt reports that the tribute will include popular DMX songs like Get at Me Dog, Ruff Ryders’ Anthem and What’s My Name?, among others.
Swizz Beatz urges Kanye West to appear at DMX's memorial service
In related news, Briefly News previously reported that Swizz Beatz 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 charts across the globe, especially in the US.
The Ruff Ryders' Anthem hitmaker's memorial took place on Saturday, 24 April at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The US rapper passed away on 9 April after reportedly suffering a heart attack.
At the time, Complex reported that X's private funeral service was expected to take place on 25 April at an unnamed New York City church. Page Six reported that Swizz has urged Kanye West to avail himself during the memorial service of the Ruff Ryders leader. Yeezy was close friends with the superstar.
Demi Lovato dragged for her views on DMX's overdose
Briefly News also 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.
She added that having survived a drug overdose made her want to live the best life she can possibly have "knowing others didn’t get the chance". Tweeps slammed her for allegedly making everything about herself. @KanyiZondo wrote:
"Her ability to make everything about her is unmatched."
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