Rapper DMX charged with DUI in SC

Rapper DMX charged with DUI in SC (Image 1)
Rapper DMX charged with DUI in SC (Image 1)

The rapper known as DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence. 

Greenville County jail officials say the 42-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested early Friday morning. He was also charged with not having a driver's license.

 Simmons was arrested last year in Spartanburg County for suspicion of driving without a license. In that case, he was released after paying a fine.

 Jail records show Simmons has been released. It wasn't clear if he had an attorney.

 Simmons was arrested in a Phoenix suburb in 2011 after a trooper clocked him driving at 102 mph. He had recently finished a stint in prison on probation revocation for failing to submit to drug testing and driving without a license.

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