DMX has battled with his demons over the years and checked into rehab in the past. [Courtesy]

Rapper DMX remains in grave condition in hospital after a drug overdose triggered a heart attack, according to reports. The musician, 50, has remained in the critical care unit in hospital in White Plains, New York.

It's said he overdosed at his home at around 11pm on Friday, according to TMZ. The overdose was said to have triggered a heart attack. The gossip magazine's sources claimed the star now is in a "vegetative state".

Rapper DMX remains in grave condition in hospital after a drug overdose triggered a heart attack, according to reports. The musician, 50, has remained in the critical care unit in hospital in White Plains, New York.

It's said he overdosed at his home at around 11pm on Friday, according to TMZ. The overdose was said to have triggered a heart attack. The gossip magazine's sources claimed the star now is in a "vegetative state".

"I hope DMX pulls through strong." "Whew I pray DMX pulls through cause I ain’t gone lie ima cry." (sic)

DMX has battled with his demons over the years and he has checked into rehab in the past. In 2019, the rapper checked himself into rehab during his 20th anniversary tour and announced it on Instagram.

The statement read at the time: "In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support."

DMX has built up a loyal following of 2.4million on Instagram.

Rapper DMX in ‘grave condition after drug overdose sparked a heart attack’. [Courtesy]