Rapper DMX took to Instagram over the weekend to share “something personal” — his faith. The rapper held a Bible study for followers on Instagram Live, reading Ecclesiastes on Friday night.
DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, first teased the livestream in a video on Instagram, saying he “feels like it’s time to share something personal — live.” Fans were at first confused by what he meant, with some expressing their worries in the comments. But at 7 p.m. that night, DMX went live on Instagram and showed fans what he meant.
“A time for crying, a time for laughing, a time mourning and a time for dancing, a time for throwing stones, a time for embracing, and a time for avoiding embraces,” the rapper read from his Bible during the livestream. The last line gave him pause. “A time for embracing, and a time for avoiding embraces,” he reiterated — a line appropriate for this unprecedented time of social distancing.
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