DMX Funeral Procession Shuts Down Traffic in New York City

Temporary road closures were in effect in New York as a funeral procession for rapper DMX traveled from Yonkers to Brooklyn on Saturday, April 24.

DMX, born Earl Simmons, died aged 50 on April 9 following a heart attack.

Fans paid tribute to the rapper by traveling in a procession of bikes and cars to the Barclays Center, where a private service for family and friends was scheduled for 4pm. The New York Police Department said the road closures were in effect from 12pm.

This footage, which shows the procession, was captured by Mars Blackmon on the southbound lane of the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx. Credit: Mars Blackmon via Storyful