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DMX taken into custody after failing drug test

Raymond Hall/GC ImagesDMX is back behind bars.

ABC News has confirmed that a federal judge in New York returned rapper DMX to prison on Tuesday after he failed a drug tests in violation of his probation.

DMX had previously been on probation in a tax evasion case when he tested positive for cocaine and oxycodone. He was supposed to be completing a rehab program, however, federal prosecutors referenced a TMZ video of DMX in St. Louis that showed him preaching at a bar. 

The defense asked the judge to keep DMX out on bail, but the judge remanded him immediately from court.

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