According to the report of the New York County Sheriff’s Office rapper DMX was arrested outside Radio City Music Hall where he was set to perform. The 44 year-old rapper was nabbed by police for failure to pay child support and ‘several outstanding issues.’ Hit the jump to find out more.

DMX was set to perform at the ‘Masters of Ceremony’ concert at Radio City Music Hall alongside The LOX, Kid Capri, Rakim, Mase, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Shabba Ranks, Brand Nubian, and Das Efx. According to police reports, officers waited outside of the theater for DMX and had him in cuffs before he could even make it inside.

Two eyewitness accounts confirmed the police report. One of the witnesses told reporters, “As soon as he stepped out of his vehicle, they grabbed him and drove off with him.” Another eyewitness, Inny Gomez posted on Twitter saying, “Just witnessed @DMX getting arrested, what the hell,” they added “I saw guns getting pointed.”

DMX was arrested for his failure to pay child support. He has fathered a dozen children with several different women and this is not his first time he’s been sued for failure to pay.

A spokesperson for the NY County Police department stated that DMX was also taken into custody for a several warrants out for his arrest one for 400,000 in unpaid child support by Erie County Family Court and another for bail jumping in White Plains, NY. He’s been accused of aggravated unlicensed motor vehicle operation in Yonkers, NY and finally is a suspect of a robbery that took place at a Newark, NJ gas station in April.

Fans were disappointed that he was not there to perform one tweeted, “The Dog ain’t performing tonight!! Ugggh!!! #MastersOfCeremony #DMX Kid Capri just told the crowd…we ain’t happy.”

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Source NY Daily News