DMX Reportedly Granted Early Release from Prison

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One of DMX's many mug shots.
Troubled hip-hop star DMX, whom we profiled just after he was sentenced to a year in the clink last December, will be released on July 1, according to the website

DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) was on the comeback trail last year when he was sentenced to a year in jail for violating the terms of his probation. As we previously reported, the judge sent DMX to the mental health unit at the Alhambra Arizona State Prison Complex.

DMX's latest incarceration is his 13th stint in the pokey. He will reportedly be released July 1, and remain under supervision until August 12. Let's hope that this time, the embattled rapper can stay out of trouble long enough to do what he's best at -- rap.

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DMX to focus on family and career after prison release.

Rap artist anxious to reunite with his children.

PHOENIX, AZ - On July 6, 2011 Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, will be released from Arizona State Prison as a free man. X is serving the remainder of a six month prison sentence for a parole violation.

It’s been four years since DMX has released an album but he plans to release his ninth and newest album this summer. “Things will be different this time.” says the 40 year old rapper. The main difference will be his focus. Along with music, DMX will also be directing his attention on his “domestic dreams”, like uniting his 10 children and creating a relationship with his mother.

Another new twist is his interest in his own reality TV show with fiance, Yadira Borrego. The working title of the show is “X-tended Family”. The show is only conceptual thus far, but it promises to show a side to DMX that the world has never seen... the softer side. “He is an amazing father and man”, says Borrego, “the media has ever shown who he really is.” The couple has two children together and have plans to get married in the near future.

About Yadira BorregoYadira Borrego was born in La Habana, Cuba in May of 1985. By the age of seventeen she had landed jobs in magazines, music videos and fashion. She is the former Ms. Florida 2003 and Ms. Miami 2010. She has participated in over one hundred fashion shows and is currently the co-owner of her own modeling agency; Sinsational Attractions, LLC.

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