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DMX Released From Prison



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    DMX is out from the big house.

    Rap star DMX has been released from an Arizona state prison after serving an extra week behind bars for failing a drug test while incarcerated.

    Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman Bill Lamoreaux says family members were at the facility in Yuma to pick up the multi-platinum selling recording artist Tuesday.

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    DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was given a year in prison in December after his probation was revoked for failing to submit to drug testing and driving on a suspended license.

    The 40-year-old Simmons was credited with 117 days he had already served.

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    Simmons had been earning 20 cents an hour as a porter.

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