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Prison threat for US rapper DMX
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DMX faces up to 60 days in jail
US rapper DMX has pleaded guilty to violating a plea deal he made following a car crash last year.

DMX, real name Earl Simmons, pleaded guilty last December to reckless endangerment after he crashed into a gate at New York airport in June 2004.

The 34-year-old received a conditional discharge but broke conditions after he was involved in two motor incidents while his licence was suspended.

Mr Simmons faces up to 60 days in jail when he is sentenced on 17 November.

He had originally admitted he was on Valium when his crashed his vehicle at JFK airport after telling a parking attendant he was a federal agent.

A week after accepting a plea deal of a conditional discharge he was caught speeding at 104mph.

Rapper-turned-actor

In April he was involved in an accident with two other cars, one of which was an unmarked police vehicle.

Officials said he pleaded guilty in a New York court to two violations while his driving licence was suspended.

The rapper has carved out a film career with roles in Romeo Must Die and Cradle 2 the Grave.

In 2003, he was arrested for swearing during a concert in the Caribbean islands of St Kitts and Nevis.

In 2002, he was fined $15,000 (8,425) after he admitted animal cruelty, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia.




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