DMX (rapper)

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DMX in Iowa City, Iowa on April 11, 2011
Background information
Birth nameEarl Simmons
Born (1970-12-18) December 18, 1970 (age 50)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
OriginYonkers, New York, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • actor
Years active1991–present
LabelsSeven Arts Music (current)
Bloodline, Ruff Ryders Entertainment, Warner Bros. Records, Def Jam (former)
Associated actsRuff Ryders, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Swizz Beatz, Eve, Drag-On, The Lox, Ja Rule,, Splash Zanotti, Aaliyah
WebsiteOfficial website

Earl Simmons (born December 18, 1970), better known by his stage name DMX or Dark Man X, is an American rapper and actor. He is from Yonkers, New York.[1] He is best known for the songs "Ruff Ryders Anthem" and "Party Up (Up In Here)". He is also the founder and owner of Bloodline Records. He is one of the best-selling hip hop artists ever. He has done 7 albums and is currently working on his 8th, they are: Unleashed and Unreleased, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh of my Flesh, Blood of my Blood, And Then there was X, The Grand Champ, The Great Depression, Year of the Dog...Again and his recent one Undisputed.

References[change | change source]

  1. Simmons, Earl & Fontaine, Smokey D. (2003), The E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX, HarperCollins, p. 7, ISBN 9780060934033

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