DMX sentenced to home confinement after violating bail conditions

Lawrence Kim
August 11, 2017

E! News reports that DMX (real name Earl Simmons) is now under house arrest.

Instead, he placed the rapper on house arrest and order he wear an ankle monitor. Then the judge reportedly let into the rapper after it was revealed he had failed four drug tests-testing positive for cocaine and marijuana.

After violating the terms of his bail in a tax evasion case, the controversial rapper appeared in a NY courtroom today (Aug. 11), where he was lectured for several reasons.

The "Party Up" rapper is now out on bail on charges of tax evasion - to the tune of $1.7 million, according to the IRS - for which he first appeared in court on July 14. X violated another condition - not leaving the state without court permission -- by flying to St. Louis to handle some family matters. He has also been ordered to wear an ankle monitor and can not even step outside to mow the lawn, according to the report. He faces fourteen tax fraud related charges and up to 44 years in prison if convicted. He has pleaded not guilty and declined to comment on the charges outside court Friday.

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