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Kelly Rowland leads prayers for rapper DMX following suspected heart attack

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Kelly Rowland is among many in the entertainment industry who have sent their love to rapper DMX after he suffered a suspected heart attack on the weekend.

The Destiny's Child singer was close to tears in a video she posted on Instagram Stories as she prayed for the 50-year-old and his 15 children who are currently at his hospital bedside. 

"Lord God in Heaven, bless our brother DMX," an emotional Rowland, 40, said in the clip. "I ask that you would bless his family. I ask that you would wrap them with love and support right now. Lord God, I ask that you would please cover and keep our brother DMX right now in his bed, Lord God, and ask that you would have mercy on his life.

Kelly Rowland looking at the camera: Kelly Rowland senth her prayers for DMX via Instagram Stories.

"We just hold him up to you and ask that you shine your purest white light on him and all he loves. We thank you for his life, we thank you for allowing us to witness his gift and ask that this is not the end of the road. Lord God, we thank you, in Jesus' name, amen."

DMX talking on a cell phone: DMX performs at One Musicfest in 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

DMX performs at One Musicfest in 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bring It On star Gabrielle Union is also praying for DMX's recovery. 

"Please pray, send healing energy, whatever positive vibes you can for #DMX," the actress tweeted.

Fellow musicians Maxwell and Ja Rule are also thinking of the rapper during his health battle. 

"DMX the world is praying," Maxwell tweeted, while Ja Rule posted a string of praying hands emoji with the caption, "Prayers up for my brother DMX…"

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Kelly Rowland is among many in the entertainment industry who have sent their love to rapper DMX after he suffered a suspected heart attack on the weekend.

The Destiny's Child singer was close to tears in a video she posted on Instagram Stories as she prayed for the 50-year-old and his 15 children who are currently at his hospital bedside. 

"Lord God in Heaven, bless our brother DMX," an emotional Rowland, 40, said in the clip. "I ask that you would bless his family. I ask that you would wrap them with love and support right now. Lord God, I ask that you would please cover and keep our brother DMX right now in his bed, Lord God, and ask that you would have mercy on his life.

Kelly Rowland looking at the camera: Kelly Rowland senth her prayers for DMX via Instagram Stories.© Getty Kelly Rowland senth her prayers for DMX via Instagram Stories.

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"We just hold him up to you and ask that you shine your purest white light on him and all he loves. We thank you for his life, we thank you for allowing us to witness his gift and ask that this is not the end of the road. Lord God, we thank you, in Jesus' name, amen."

Watch Rowland's emotional message in full in the video above. 

DMX talking on a cell phone: DMX performs at One Musicfest in 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.© Getty DMX performs at One Musicfest in 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bring It On star Gabrielle Union is also praying for DMX's recovery. 

"Please pray, send healing energy, whatever positive vibes you can for #DMX," the actress tweeted.

 

Fellow musicians Maxwell and Ja Rule are also thinking of the rapper during his health battle. 

"DMX the world is praying," Maxwell tweeted, while Ja Rule posted a string of praying hands emoji with the caption, "Prayers up for my brother DMX…"

Machine Gun Kelly and Chance The Rapper also shared their heartache after hearing the news. 

"DMX was the first artist I was in an actual studio with," tweeted Kelly, who collaborated with the rapper on the 2012 song 'I Don't Dance'. "Those nights helped shape me into who i am put healing energy out there for X he's the last of a dying breed."

Meanwhile, Chance The Rapper wrote: "DMX prayed over me once and I could feel his anointing. I'm praying for his full recovery."

DMX — whose real name is Earl Simmons — is currently hospitalised at White Plains Hospital in New York following a suspected heart attack from a reported drug overdose. 

Doctors have revealed the rapper's prognosis is poor and his life hangs in the balance. It was reported DMX was taken off life support but his lawyer told Page Six that update was a "misstatement".

"It does not look good," the lawyer told the outlet.

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