A prayer vigil has been conducted for American rapper, DMX who was hospitalized on Friday after suffering from heart attack.

On Monday, some concerned persons in their hundreds reportedly gathered to pray and offer support for the rapper.

As many as 500 people gathered outside the White Plains, New York, hospital where the rapper and actor is currently being treated, CNN affiliate News 12 reported

After the development occurred, his longtime attorney, Murray Richman, disclosed on Sunday that DMX had suffered a heart attack around 11 p.m. on Friday at his home in White Plains and was taken via ambulance to a local hospital.

On what triggered the heart attack, Richman said he did not know what may have caused the rapper to have had a heart attack, but confirmed that the artist was on a ventilator.

The state of DMX’s health obviously has led to the option of people gathering to pray for him, since it was It was also confirmed over the weekend that the rapper is in coma. Part of the statement that was released read:

“On behalf of DMX’S family, we are asking everyone to include him in your prayers. His condition has not changed.”

“The family appreciates all of the love and prayers from everyone around the world. The family will update everyone as we are updated. Otherwise please respect the privacy of the family.”