DMX Is Officially Released From Prison

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Rapper DMX real name Earl Simmons has officially been released from Gilmer Federal Correctional Institution Friday morning. He was reportedly greeted by his family in West Virginia.

The 48-year-old served one year in prison for tax evasion. According to PageSix, X was “sentenced by a federal judge last March, and is ordered to pay $2.3 million in restitution.” As of right now, he will begin an outpatient program for substance abuse and mental health.

In addition, he would like to reappear on Iyanla Vanzant’s “Fix My Life.”

DMX plans to work on new music and release a new album.