DMX, who's real name is Earl Simmons, is currently under investigation for animal abuse after 3 dead dogs were found on his property along with 13 malnourished pit bulls.
Well, he pled guilty to 13 counts of animal cruelty in NJ back in 1999.
In Teaneck, N.J., police found 13 pit-bull puppies held in cages or crates in the basement and garage of the rapper's home.
"They were growing into their cages," said Koski, a former special prosecutor who represented the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which brought the charges.
The confinement deformed the puppies, Koski said, adding that a veterinarian had to cut them out of their cages.
"They looked like they had grill marks on them," Koski said.