DMX Can Leave House Arrest Under One Condition…

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DMX is currently under house arrest after being indicted for 14 counts of tax evasion last month and failing multiple drug tests. If found guilty, the Rough Ryder leader could face up to 44 years in federal prison. Now it looks like a New York judge is giving him a reprieve to travel for work… under some certain conditions, of course.

In the early 2000’s, DMX, born Earl Simmons, was one of the most successful musical acts on the planet with hits like “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “Who We Be”. Since then he’s had a troubled history with the law and has been in and out of jail for drug possession, animal cruelty, weapons charges, identity fraud, and more. His latest run-in is by far the most serious the 45-year-old has ever faced.

Simmons’ lawyers appealed to the court to allow him to perform some high-profile shows in August and September, providing some much needed cash to help DMX pay for his extensive legal fees and massive family support (he allegedly has 15 children). The judge has agreed, but there won’t be any funny business for Dark Man X while on the road…

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