DMX a free man following prison sentence for tax evasion

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YONKERS -

Rapper and Yonkers native DMX is now a free man.

He was released from federal prison in West Virginia Friday morning.

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was serving a one-year sentence for federal tax evasion.

He also had to pay $2.3 million in restitution.

The 48-year-old will be under supervised release for the next three years.

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