Lamar Odom is paying tribute to DMX in his personal distinctive means.

The previous NBA star, who suffered a near-fatal drug overdose in 2015, mentioned the legendary rapper’s demise gained’t be in useless. He believes X’s demise will assist these within the leisure trade who’re scuffling with dependancy.

Posting a photograph of DMX within the studio, the 41-year-old mirrored about DMX.

“My brother, the struggle is over you gained your wings ~ you modified the rap recreation, one of many biggest to ever do it 👊🏾🔥,” he wrote earlier than saying the rapper’s passing is a part of “a much bigger plan.” 

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He added: “Your demise will carry life to so many people celebrities who’re ridiculed publicly however endure silently with the wrestle of dependancy. Psychological Well being Consciousness is a should in our communities and possibly now after shedding one other G.O.A. T we are able to create actual platforms with actual options to deal with this, we are able to’t lose one other DMX 💪🏾.”

DMX handed away on Friday (April 9) after struggling a coronary heart assault following a drug overdose every week earlier. He was admitted to White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York on April 2 and was described as being in a “vegetative state.” He by no means regained consciousness.

Lamar Odom suffered an overdose in late 2015 and was hospitalized for weeks. He was capable of recuperate and has been clear for years.