DMX is in hospital after a suspected overdose.

Snopp Dogg, Missy Elliot and Ja Rule are among thousands of people sending well wishes to rapper DMX after he was rushed to hospital.

DMX, real name Earl Simmons, was reportedly in critical condition after an overdose triggered a heart attack and he was placed on life support.

According to TMZ, the 50-year-old remains 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.

His attorney later confirmed he was taken off life support and is breathing on his own.

DMX has struggled with substance abuse in the past and went to rehab multiple times.

DMX. (Courtesy)

"I am concerned about his well-being and mindful of his significance.

"I have known Earl for over 25 years and I believe that his music is quite poignant, very important.

"He's truly a poet of our time."

Sharing well wishes, Chance the Rapper wrote: "DMX prayed over me once and I could feel his anointing.

"I’m praying for his full recovery."

Ja Rule tweeted: "Prayers up for my brother DMX."

Missy Elliot said: "Prayers for DMX and his family."

Lil Kim also said: "Come on X plzzzz.

"We need you. Prayers all the way up for you bro."

LL Cool J added: "Today is 4/3/21 - it’s only right that we celebrate the talent and genius of my brother @DMX on the 4,3,2,1 song.

"We Love you X get well fast."

Snoop Dogg also shared pictures of the pair hugging and captioned it: "Prayers for my dog."