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DMX Headed Back to Jail

7/26/2010 6:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned rapper DMX is planning to surrender to authorities in a Los Angeles courtroom and begin serving jail time in connection to a crime he committed "5 or 6 years ago" ... this according to X's manager.

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X's manager tells us she's not sure about the nature of the crime -- but insists that DMX is "focused" on taking care of all of his past legal issues so he can move on with his life.

Earlier this month, DMX completed a 4-month jail stint in Arizona ... where he served time for a probation violation.

UPDATE: TMZ has learned X's jail stint all stems from a 2002 reckless driving conviction. Turns out, DMX was placed on probation after he plead no contest to the crime ... but has since violated his probation ... and has been ordered to serve 90 days in a city jail facility.

Story developing ...


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noneofyourbusiness    

Isn't his wife leaving him too? D-get your life together dude! You are way too old for this!

1458 days ago
2.

Trainwrecks    

God Im glad I was sitting down for this story ... still in shock over a gangbanger rapper going to jail again for another crime.

Sort of making the state by state tour aren't you?
Your mom must be so proud.

1458 days ago
3.

precy    

you are such a talented artist.. take care of your problem and come back with a bang

1458 days ago
4.

sam    

just keep him there already dam he loves being there

1458 days ago
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Nicole     

Damn at least the conditions won't be as bad as the INHUMANE conditions that physcho who mysteriously keeps getting re elected in Arizona subjects inmates to.

1458 days ago
6.

Phreaky    

Let's wait and see how much longer he serves than Lindsay.
Amazing how they can find more room for you, and not kick you out after a week due to "overcrowding" if your name isn't Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, or Alexis Neirs.

1458 days ago
7.

Broeheem    

Sorry, wishful thinkers, he doesn't have the magic vagina.... he'll do all his time.

1458 days ago
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timmsa    


Wondering if he will do all 90 days or if he will get out in 2 weeks.

1458 days ago
9.

tombaker    

Can someone at TMZ explain how a reckless driving conviction can have a probation exceeding 1 to 3 years? Two years would be common, but having a looming probation for that long is crazy. Even if his case took 1 year before settled.

Harvey that long of probation is highly unusual

1458 days ago
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awards    

Send Lindsay with him!

1458 days ago
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THIN LIZZY    

You can't say this guy gets special treatment. c'mon X pull your SH%T together! By far one of the best rappers in the last 10 years!!

1458 days ago
12.

Idiot!    

What a total & complete douche. It's obvious he doesn't take legal affairs very seriously, even after spending 4 months in jail. Not only does he continue to break the law, but he also continues to break his probation! Moron! Hope he enjoys the grey bar hotel; it's what's in his future for a long time to come...

1458 days ago
13.

??    

If he gets the Linsey treatment he will be out in less than 2 weeks. If not the cry will be racism. No way to win America!!!!!!!!!!!

1458 days ago
14.

Atillathegun    

His face already shows that he knows the MAN is wearing his a.s.s down. DMX is going to need a psychiatrist when they are finished with him and his wife jumping ship just shows how bad things really are with between them. Thanks B.I.T.C.H, enjoy HIS money and thanks for bailing out on him when he might need you the most.
I hope he doesn't give up and kill himself one of these days.
because he seems to be drifting real bad.

1458 days ago
15.

Chuck    

He has a very long rap sheet that can be seen on his wiki profile

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMX_%28rapper%29#Criminal_record

Its time to throw away the key

You cant compare him to Lindsay with his long rap sheet.

1458 days ago
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