I know some folks would say, "Why does an artist have to pass-away before they're music sales gets heavy attention?" Me personally, I use to feel that way about the unfortunate and untimely situation, but giving the artist one last jolt of sales would definitely help with any financial burdens left behind. That's my way of saying, "thanks for the memories and I will you and your family well."
According to Billboard, domestic music streams of the late great DMX’s catalog jumped up to 928 percent following the his death on Friday (April 9).
Prior to the news of X’s heart attack and hospitalization, his streams were roughly 700K and one million times per day. Those numbers jumped after he went unconscious, between three and four million per day.