Kanye West helps raise $1 million for DMX’s family with tribute T-shirt

Kanye West — a close friend of the late DMX — helped raise $1 million for the late rapper’s family through the sale of tribute T-shirts, sources said.

West, through his Yeezy brand, commissioned Balenciaga to design the T-shirt that, at $200 a piece, sold out within 24 hours over the weekend, according to sources.

The proceeds will be given to the family of DMX, who was remembered Sunday at a private funeral service at Brooklyn’s Christian Cultural Center.

A day earlier, DMX — whose real name is Earl Simmons — was honored at a Brooklyn Barclays Center memorial attended by Yeezy.

West, who kept a low profile at the ceremony, also lent a helping hand with Saturday’s stage set-up, sources said. He recruited esteemed visual artist Akeem Smith to help design the layout.

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Saturday’s memorial featured performances by Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir, and words of grief and remembrance from New York hip-hop artists including Nas, Jadakiss, Eve and Swizz Beatz.

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