Categories : All. Mail Delicous MySpace. Following the deaths of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B. He was that rare commodity: a commercial powerhouse with artistic and street credibility to spare. His rapid ascent to stardom was actually almost a decade in the making, which gave him a chance to develop the theatrical image that made him one of rap's most distinctive personalities during his heyday.
Everything about DMX was unremittingly intense, from his muscular, tattooed physique to his gruff, barking delivery, which made a perfect match for his trademark lyrical obsession with dogs. Plus, there was substance behind the style; much of his work was tied together by a fascination with the split between the sacred and the profane. He could move from spiritual anguish one minute to a narrative about the sins of the streets the next, yet keep it all part of the same complex character, sort of like a hip-hop Johnny Cash.
The results were compelling enough to make DMX the first artist ever to have his first four albums enter the charts at number one. He moved with part of his family to the New York City suburb of Yonkers while still a young child.
A troubled and abusive childhood turned him violent, and he spent a great deal of time living in group homes and surviving on the streets via robbery, which led to several run-ins with the law.
He found his saving grace in hip-hop, starting out as a DJ and human beatbox, and later moved into rapping for a greater share of the spotlight, taking his name from the DMX digital drum machine though it's also been reinterpreted to mean "Dark Man X". He made a name for himself on the freestyle battle scene and was written up in The Source magazine's Unsigned Hype column in Columbia subsidiary Ruffhouse signed him to a deal the following year and released his debut single, "Born Loser.
He issued one further single in"Make a Move," but was convicted of drug possession that same year, the biggest offense of several on his record. Inhe earned a second major-label shot with Def Jam, and made a galvanizing guest appearance on LL Cool J's "4, 3, 2, 1. Produced mostly by Swizz Beatz, who rode the album's success to a lucrative career of his own, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot earned DMX numerous comparisons to 2Pac for his booming, aggressive presence on the mike, and went on to sell over four million copies.
He went on to make his feature film debut co-starring in Hype Williams' ambitious but unsuccessful Belly. Before the end ofDMX completed his second album, and a pending buyout of Def Jam pushed the record into stores that December. Featuring a controversial cover photo of the rapper covered in blood, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood entered the charts at number one and eventually went triple platinum.
During a tour stop in Denver, a warrant for his arrest was issued in connection with a stabbing, of which he was later cleared; another incident occurred in May, when he was accused of assaulting a Yonkers man who'd allegedly harassed his wife the charges were once again dropped. Police later raided DMX's home and filed animal cruelty, weapons, and drug possession charges against the rapper and his wife; he eventually plea-bargained down to fines, probation, and community service. In the midst of those difficulties, the Ruff Ryders posse -- of which DMX was a core, founding member -- released a showcase compilation, Ryde or Die, Vol.
Toward the end ofDMX released his third album,He began rapping in the early s, and released his debut album, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot in to both critical acclaim and commercial success, sellingcopies within its first week of release.
Since his debut, DMX has released seven studio albums. InDMX published a book of his memoirs entitled, E. He has no middle name, and was simply named Earl at birth. Earl was the second child of Arnett, who had given birth to a daughter, Bonita, two years prior, as well as one daughter, Shayla, and two stillborn sons after Earl.
Barker did not want Simmons to keep her son, and cut off almost all contact with the family as soon as Earl was born. As a child, Simmons suffered greatly from bronchial asthmabeing taken to the emergency room almost nightly due to him waking up unable to breathe. At some point in his childhood, Simmons was hit by a drunk driver while crossing the street and suffered minor injuries. Simmons went through a disjointing childhood that included being beaten by his mother and her various boyfriends so badly that he lost teeth, and sustained numerous bruises and cuts on his face.
When Simmons was 5 years old, his family settled in Yonkers, New York. At the end of the fifth grade, Simmons was kicked out of school and sent to the Julia Dyckman Andrus Children's Home for 18 months. When he was 14, Simmons began wandering the streets of Yonkers to escape his mother's abuse, and eventually found comfort in befriending stray dogs that walked the streets at night. Shortly after he began doing this, his mother once again sent him to a boys' home.
During his stay at the boys' home, Simmons bonded with other students from New York over their shared love of hip-hop musicand after performing for his friends, they encouraged Simmons to continue writing music to the behest of his teacher. When he returned home, Simmons met Ready Ron, a local rapper, who, impressed with Simmons' beatboxing skills, asked him to become his partner.
DMX got his start in the music industry inwhen he would beatbox for a local rapper named Ready Ron.
After serving time in prison, he began writing his own lyrics and would perform at the local rec center for younger children. After going to prison again inhe began taking rapping more seriously, dedicating almost all of his free time to writing lyrics and also meeting and rapping with K-Solo while incarcerated.
When he was released that summer, he began producing and selling his own mixtapes where he would rap over instrumentals from other songs and sell them on street corners, which helped him build a local fan base all over New York.
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The single did not receive much airplay, [ citation needed ] and the label eventually agreed to release DMX from their contract. He also appeared on LL Cool J 's single " 4, 3, 2, 1 " in Additional guest spots on Mase singles " 24 Hrs.
The album debuted at number one on the Billboard chart in the U. S and sold over five million copies. It debuted at number one on the Billboardwhere it remained for three consecutive weeks. Within one week of the album's release,units were shipped. DMX released his third and best-selling album It was his third album to debut at number one on the Billboard Singles "What's My Name?
Despite the album's triple Platinum certification, its commercial and critical success was lower than his previous album. His fifth album, Grand Champonce again debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, placing DMX as the only musical artist in history to release five consecutive albums his entire album catalog at the time that debuted at number one.
After its release, he informed the public that he planned to retire, and that Grand Champ would be his final album. He recorded his next album, Year of the Dog Againwhile switching record labels, which caused numerous delays.
He completed a Gospel album prior to his incarceration. According to MTVhe had semi-retired to study the Bible more in an effort to give messages behind the pulpit.Dmx - Damien Story - I + II + III
He stated that he has been working "nonstop, every day" on his seventh album, which was later titled Undisputed.Let me go, let me flow on my bed Either let me fly or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on but I'll be gone any day Either let me fly or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on but I'll be gone any day I sold my soul to the Devil and the price was cheap A yo it's cold on this level 'cause it's twice as deep But you don't hear me, ignorance is blissing and so on Sometimes it's better to be taught dumb, shall I go on You don't want no real, what the deal is a mystery How is it I can live and make history?
Think back 26 years, be like what of his birth What if it was a miscarriage and I never existed? Have I given something that have been taken away You would've missed it, didn't know, did I persisted? It was the call of the wild I'm here to say what's in my heart, and you call it a style Don't put it in the cage, don't mistreat it You say you hunger for knowledge, here it is eat it Another soul completed is another thought captured Let me do my thing I got it locked wit' this rap shit Either let me fly, or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on but I'll be gone any day Either let me fly, or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on but I'll be gone any day Or give me death or take my breath I'ma die anyway but I'll be gone any day Or give me death or take my breath I'ma die anyway but I'll be gone any day Where my niggaz?
For my niggaz For my niggaz For my niggaz. Open in. Party Up Up In Here. Where The Hood At. Ruff Ryders' Anthem. Go To Sleep Explicit. Get It On The Floor. Who We Be. No Sunshine. What These Bitches Want. DMX Feat. The Rain.
Party Up Live Edit. We Right Here. Lord Give Me A Sign. How's It Goin' Down. Top Shotter.
Untouchable Explicit. What's My Name? Come Back In One Piece. Aaliyah Feat. Show More Show Less. Murder Was The Case. Snoop Doggy Dogg. No Vaseline. Ice Cube.The album debuted at number one on the Billboardand soldcopies in its first week in the United States.
Intro Skit  Ruff Ryders' Anthem  Fuckin' Wit' D  The Storm Skit  Look Thru My Eyes  Get At Me Dog ft. Sheek Louch  Let Me Fly  X-Is Coming  Damien  How's It Goin' Down  Mickey Skit  Crime Story  Stop Being Greedy  ATF  For My Dogs ft. I Can Feel It  Prayer Skit  The Convo  Niggaz Done Started Something ft. The Lox and Maze  DMX for life.
Argh argh, where my dawgs at? Call me the devil and give me the key. While you contemplate my end. I soak up all the pain and accept it in silence. Get at me dawg. You give me death, but you're ain't my friend, I see it in your eyes, you contemplate my end. X music was every thing in my life back then, and I still get that same chill feeling when I listen urrrrrrrrr. It common to see him around town.
Really cool guy. Those days songs that have meaning gets the view and likes but nowadays songs that let you shave your booty and dance while smoking joint and doing joints gets the like and views Living witness of this one just went through all of it took that pain and suffering embraced it then changed it shit only change when you really want it gotta be strong minded cause you are way stronger than any situation just keep that in mind. DMX come back with one new song for the new generation.
True lyrics from the heart. When it gets stuck, the alert chime it plays sounds just like the notes in the intro in this lmao. That's what brought me here in Reminds me of DMX every time it gets stuck. Worth every penny. A victim of Addiction A legend in the Rap world He brought it Very few rapper like DMX definitely supper unique and to a certain extent underated and unapreciated. Man has some great wisdom despite of his personal struggles. A man that lives to the drumbeat of his soul not willing to conform and compramise his inner truth.
Great song! Brent Hotchkin.Yo, on the real, what the deal? It's a mystery How is it I can live and make history? If you don't see it, then it wasn't meant for you to see If you wasn't born with it, it wasn't meant for you to be But you can't blame me for not wantin' to be held Locked down in a cell where a soul can't dwell This is hell, go get the Devil and give me the key But it can't be worse than the curse that was given to me It's what I live for, you take away that and I'm gone There's a difference between doin' wrong and bein' wrong And that ain't right, just keep it fair, baby Put me in the air and I'll take it there, baby — yes!
Didn't know, yet I persisted, it was the call of the wild I merely say what's in my heart and you call it a style Don't put it in a cage, don't mistreat it You say you hunger for knowledge? Here it is, eat it! Another song completed is another thought captured Let me do my thing, I got it locked with this rap shit [Hook] Either let me fly or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on, but I'll be gone any day Either let me fly or give me death Let my soul rest, take my breath If I don't fly I'ma die anyway I'ma live on, but I'll be gone any day [Outro] Or give me death Or take my breath I'ma die anyway But I'll be gone any day Or give me death Or take my breath I'ma die anyway But I'll be gone any day Where my niggas?
Uh, ahh, for my niggas Uh, ahh, for my niggas Uh, ahh, for my niggas. Aint no Sunshine DMX. Damien DMX. Last Hope DMX. Party Up DMX. Slippin DMX. The Rain DMX.An extraordinarily high-selling rapper, DMX's murderous lyrics and affinity for barking have rocketed him up the Pop charts. With super-catchy synth beats provided by Swizz Beatz, Dame Grease, and others, he has become a staple on playlists coast to coast.
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His always aggressive delivery and violent imagery have captivated the imagination of fans worldwide, prompting him to release three full albums in less than two years. While innovative lyricism and diverse content are two things he will never be accused of, his selling power and reign on the charts cannot be denied. Bebop Digital. All rights reserved.
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