Rapper DMX appears in court in Phoenix

In this Saturday, July 19, 2008 booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is shown. The 37-year-old was arrested at a Phoenix mall Saturday on suspicion that he gave a gave a false name and Social Security number to a hospital to get out of paying for medical expenses. (AP Photo/Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) . (AP)

November 24, 2010 8:38:35 AM PST
Rapper Earl Simmons, also known as DMX, is denying he violated his probation.