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Warrant Issued After DMX Fails To Show In Court

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    A judge in Phoenix has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of rapper DMX after he failed to show up in court Friday morning.

    It was the second time DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, has missed an appearance in Maricopa County Superior Court.

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    The 37-year-old is facing charges of drug possession, identity theft and animal cruelty stemming from three felony arrests.

    Judge Michael Kemp has now raised DMX’s bond to $120,000 cash.

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    His attorney, Charles Kolzelka, says the hip-hop performer is at an undisclosed rehab facility.

    DMX was extradited from Miami in September after pleading guilty to drug charges there.

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