Rapper DMX released from Phoenix jail

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The rap artist, whose real name is Earl Simmons, left a Maricopa County jail Thursday on a $10,000 bond.

A spokeswoman for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says Simmons will likely return to court to face charges added while in jail. Simmons was booked on a charge of probation violation and aggravated assault for allegedly throwing a tray at a jail officer.

The 38-year-old rapper pleaded guilty to felony charges of theft, drug possession and a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty on Dec. 30.

A message left with Simmons' attorney was not returned.

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