DMX’s ex-wife has paid tribute to the late rapper as her “finest pal” and “mentor.”
Tashera Simmons — the mom of 4 of the New York rapper’s 15 youngsters — posted a tribute to her ex on Saturday in a photograph montage that ought to have been a festivity of her personal 50th birthday.
“Joyful 50th birthday to me,” she wrote on Instagram alongside emojis of a crying coronary heart and a damaged coronary heart for her ex who died the day before today.
“Now I additionally have fun my ex-husband, my finest pal, my religious companion, my mentor,” she stated of the rapper, who was additionally aged 50 when he died Friday in White Plains Hospital following a reported April 2 drug overdose that left him in a “vegetative state.”
“I additionally thank God for his life and his peace and his journey, and his life classes that was handed on and that may stay on for generations to return,” she stated in a hushed voiceover throughout the video montage.
In her caption, Simmons stated that she was “crying” over the “curler coaster of feelings” on her special occasion.
“I couldn’t convey myself to only have fun and shut the final 50yrs of my life with out celebrating the lifetime of one in all thee most vital particular person on the planet to me, my Ex-husband,” she wrote.
“I’m so grateful to God and Honored from the underside of my coronary heart, for the chance whereas on this journey referred to as life to hitch fingers in marriage with a real disciple and Angel of God to do life with after we did,” she wrote together with a praying-hands emoji.
“The whole lot we went by means of was needed. It made me the ladies I’m right this moment,” she wrote.
“Life is so fragile and particular on the identical time!”
Simmons was married to the rapper — actual title Earl Simmons — from 1999 to 2014. They’ve 4 youngsters collectively: Xavier, 28, Tacoma, 21, Sean, 18, and Reward Mary Ella, 15.