DMX's $35K funeral in New York was paid for by his label Def Jam Recordings

DMX's $35K funeral in New York was paid for by his label Def Jam Recordings
DMX's $35K funeral in New York was paid for by his label Def Jam Recordings

DMX's record company paid for his funeral at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The rapper and actor tragically passed away in April aged 50, a week after he was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and its been revealed that Def Jam Recordings footed a bill of over $35,000 to cover the costs of his memorial service.

According to probate documents obtained by TMZ, the firm stepped in to pay fees incurred by the family to Brooks Memorial Home Inc in New York, with the receipt, which was dated May 5 2021, showing the $35,228.13 costs included the transfer of remains to the funeral home and embalming, as well as the hearse and funeral flowers.

The label stepped in: DMX's record company paid for his funeral. The rapper and actor tragically passed away in April aged 50, a week after he was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and its been revealed that Def Jam Recordings footed a bill of over $35,000 to cover the costs of his memorial service. Seen in 2019

The label stepped in: DMX's record company paid for his funeral. The rapper and actor tragically passed away in April aged 50, a week after he was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and its been revealed that Def Jam Recordings footed a bill of over $35,000 to cover the costs of his memorial service. Seen in 2019 

Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer

Big bill: According to probate documents obtained by TMZ , the firm stepped in to pay fees incurred by the family to Brooks Memorial Home Inc in New York, with the receipt, which was dated May 5 2021, showing the $35,228.13 costs. Seen in 2016

Big bill: According to probate documents obtained by TMZ , the firm stepped in to pay fees incurred by the family to Brooks Memorial Home Inc in New York, with the receipt, which was dated May 5 2021, showing the $35,228.13 costs. Seen in 2016 

There was no specific mention of the monster truck which carried DMX's customized red casket - which cost $7,450 - to the Barclays Center for his celebration of life in the bill, so it is unclear who covered the cost of that.

The family of the Party Up hitmaker - whose real name was Earl Simmons - hailed the father-of-15 'a warrior' when they announced his passing.

They said in a statement at the time: 'We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days.

'Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. 

'Earl's music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time.'

Keeping it real: There was no specific mention of the monster truck which carried DMX's customized red casket - which cost $7,450 - to the Barclays Center for his celebration of life in the bill, so it is unclear who covered the cost of that. Seen in 2000

Keeping it real: There was no specific mention of the monster truck which carried DMX's customized red casket - which cost $7,450 - to the Barclays Center for his celebration of life in the bill, so it is unclear who covered the cost of that. Seen in 2000 

In May a new posthumous DMX song was released. Hood Blues is the second track released since the hip-hop legend.

Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer

It follows Been To War from the Forest Whitaker-starring series, Godfather Of

read more from dailymail.....

NEXT Footballer Kevin De Bruyne goes shirtless during a day on a beach with his ...