DMX finally appeared in a Phoenix court yesterday (Sept. 29) after missing the first date after being hospitalized due to symptoms indicating a stroke [click to read].

X was in court for less than two minutes, as the judge ordered him back in court on October 7 for a status conference.

The troubled rapper is charged with four counts of drug paraphernalia and one count of marijuana possession, in addition to a felony theft charge and animal cruelty charges.

I said it before and I’ll say it again, this guy is treating our legal
system like a revolving door,
” said Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
in a statement. “This is an outrage. Is it because of his notoriety
that he is continuously released by the courts? It is about time the
revolving door stop and the cell door close.