Controversial rapper/actor DMX will have wait another two months to face drugs and weapons charges after his court appearance on Friday (23JUL04) was adjourned until 21 September (04).

The PARTY UP (UP IN HERE) hitmaker and his associate JACKIE HUDGINS were arrested at New York's JOHN F KENNEDY AIRPORT on 24 June (04) and was initially charged with attempted robbery and impersonating a federal agent.

The hip-hop star, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was later slapped with additional charges of menacing, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a weapon and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and released on $15,000 (GBP8,300) bail.

DMX faces up to seven years in prison if he's convicted.

26/07/2004 13:44