The Get It On The Floor star, real name Earl Simmons, is locked in a legal battle with his former partner Yadira Borrego, who is fighting to establish he is the father of her two kids as part of a child support battle.

Officials in Florida have ruled DMX, 44, must take a DNA test, but the paperwork was sent to another Earl Simmons, who lives in Massachusetts, according to

Editors of the website report the namesake has now been asked to take the DNA test himself to prove he is not the Earl Simmons mentioned in the child support case.

DMX, who is a father of 12, is currently behind bars after he was sentenced to six months in prison for failing to pay child support.