Celebrities and Friends of DMX Take to Social Media to Pay Their Respects

DMX Revisits Story About His Mentor Tricking Him to Smoke Crack as a Teen

Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information Tributes are pouring in for DMX as soon as the sad news of his death broke today.  Many of his close friends, industry peers, artists new and old, as well as his fans posted, shared, and tweeted their thoughts and prayers across social media. On Twitter, […]

DMX’s Most Iconic Hollywood Roles

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DMX was an iconic artist who carved out his own path in Hip-Hop but what some may forget is he was a talented and respected actor. Here’s some of his most prolific roles: Visit for more information Belly DMX made his feature film acting debut in the 1998 cult classic film Belly, starring as […]

Def Jam Recordings Releases a Statement on the Death of DMX


DMX passed away on Friday, April 9 after a weeklong hospital stay after suffering a heart attack. Following his death, his longtime label home, Def Jam Records, released a statement: Def Jam Recordings and the extended Def Jam family of artists, executives and employees are deeply and profoundly saddened by the loss of our brother […]

DMX Has Died at Age 50

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Iconic rapper DMX has passed at the age of 50. A family representative released a statement to Pitchfork. Visit for more information “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after […]

DMX Is Still on Life Support Says Manager Steve Rifkind

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DMX is still alive. Visit for more information Following a series a false reports about the hospitalized rapper, DMX’s manager, Steve Rifkind, swiftly issued a statement to let the general public know that the Yonkers legend is still alive and on life support as his family and doctors monitor his condition. “It’s not helping […]

[WATCH] Master P Says DMX’s Hospitalization Could’ve Been Avoided

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According to a recent commentary given exclusively to TMZ, Hip Hop mogul Master P speaks candidly about the current health scare of Ruff Ryder legend DMX, which the No Limit general says is a circumstance that could’ve been avoided. Visit for more information P delved into the real culprit, which is addiction, saying, “DMX […]

DMX Set to Receive Brain Function Tests on Wednesday


In an update to his condition, DMX is still on life support and in a coma. According to his manager, Steve Rifkind, Wednesday will be a big moment in revealing his outcome. Visit for more information X will undergo a run of tests Wednesday that will determine his brain function. According to TMZ, when […]

Pop Smoke is Set To Be Featured On DMX’s Upcoming Album

Pop Smoke is Set To Be Featured On DMX's Upcoming Album

DMX returned to Drink Champs and shared that Pop Smoke will be posthumously featured on his upcoming album. Visit for more information The Hip Hop legend revealed that he plans to bridge the generational gap by collaborating with the Griselda boys and the late Brooklyn rapper in an exclusive clip shared by Revolt. “I […]

Happy 50th Birthday DMX! Top 10 Anthems From “The Dog”

DMX is Reportedly Set to Join Cast of 'Chronicles of a Serial Killer'

It’s only one Dark Man Unknown and today is his birthday! Visit for more information Born Earl Simmons on this day in “Money Earnin’” Mount Vernon in 1970, DMX has become one of the largest names in Hip Hop as well as entertainment, becoming a sought after actor on the silver screen, too.In honor […]

DMX Revisits Story About His Mentor Tricking Him to Smoke Crack as a Teen

DMX Revisits Story About His Mentor Tricking Him to Smoke Crack as a Teen

DMX has had a long public battle with drug addiction, and the rapper says it dates back to his teenage years. Visit for more information “I was in Yonkers. This guy, ‘Ready Ron,’ he was like an older brother to me,” DMX told Talib Kweli on his People’s Party podcast. “He would rap, and […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: ‘Belly’ Released in Theaters 22 Years Ago

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On this day in film history Hype Williams’ 1998 masterpiece Belly was released in theaters. Starring New York legends Nas and DMX, Belly follows the life and times of Tommy Bunds (DMX) and Sincere (Nas). The two get by as run-of-the-mill professional criminals ducking and dodging their way to their idea of a better life. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Ma$e Drops His ‘Harlem World’ LP 23 Years Ago

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On this date in Hip-Hop history, Harlem icon Ma$e released his sophomore album Harlem World on the Bad Boy/Arista imprint. Visit for more information A millennial piece of uptown Hip Hop history post the shooting death of rap giant Big L, Harlem World helped usher in a new era of Hip Hop in Harlem. Prior […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Hip Hop Behind The Scenes Flick ‘Backstage’ Released In Theaters 20 years Ago

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On this date in 2000, the Chris Fiore-directed documentary that followed the Roc-A-Fella Records driven 1999 Hard Knock Life Tour entitled Backstage debuted in theaters. Visit for more information The Dame Dash-produced doc feature most of Def Jam’s top artists at the turn of the millennium, including Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, DMX, Ja Rule, Redman, […]

The LOX Releases New Album ‘Living Off Xperience’ Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX Releases New Album 'Living Off Xperience' Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX have today released their new 14-track album Living Off Xperience on D-Block and Roc Nation Records. Visit for more information The album features the legendary DMX of Ruff Ryders, Grammy-Award winning producer Scram Jones, consistent hit-maker T-Pain, Jeremih, both Westside Gunn and Benny The Butcher from Griselda Records, Oswin Benjamin, Clay Dub […]

DMX Says His New Album is ‘Coming Soon’

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Every time we have seen DMX recently he has been full of joy. During his VERZUZ battle with Snoop Dogg, X was jovial and enjoyed the memory lane of his singles. That energy continues with his new album announcement. Visit for more information X his Instagram on Thursday and shared a video of him […]