For DMX’s Celebration of Life memorial service, Kanye West brought his Sunday Service choir to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn where they performed in honor of the Ruff Ryders legend.
In addition,, Kanye’s DMX t-shirt collaboration with Balenciaga netted roughly $1 million for the Simmons family. Listed at $200, the custom shirts sold out in less than 24 hours. Swizz Beatz, who previously hinted at Kanye’s involvement in the memorial, posted the shirts to his Instagram account: “Thank you my brother KANYE & @balenciaga for this amazing tribute link in BIO,” he wrote in the caption. “long live the DOG.”
Kanye West recruited renowned visual artist Akeem Smith to help with the stage layout for DMX’s Celebration of Life, and although Ye wasn’t seen publicly, sources say Kanye was present during the Barclays Center memorial but “maintained a low profile.”
DMX passed away at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York on April 9 after suffering a catastrophic heart attack.
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