A memorial service for late rapper DMX will be held on April 24 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Billboard can affirm.
Despite the fact that Barclays Center is sufficiently large to accommodate 19,000 fans for concerts, it’s hazy the number of individuals will be permitted inside the New York arena with current COVID-19 limitations. As per a source near the circumstance, Barclays is maxed at 10% capacity presently and the service won’t be available to the public.
Further subtleties for the service, first detailed by TMZ, are as yet being ironed out, DMX’s previous manager Steve Rifkind told the site. As per their report, the public service on that Saturday would be followed by a more intimate church service for simply X’s family and inner circle the next day, Sunday, April 25.
DMX died a week ago, on April 9, subsequent to suffering a heart attack triggered by a drug overdose. He was 50 years of age.
Barclays Center opened its doors not exactly a decade ago, in September 2012, which was years after DMX’s late ’90s/mid-2000s heyday, however, the rapper hit the arena’s stage twice: once in 2017 as part of a Ruff Ryders get-together show and in 2019 at the Masters of Ceremony concert.