DMX Hospitalized After Reported Overdose
DMX reportedly suffered an overdose last night that caused him to temporarily lose his pulse and stop breathing. TMZ reports that Yonkers police found X unconscious on his back. at a Ramada Inn at about 6 PM Monday evening. According to the report, the 45-year-old rapper was lying on his back. His heart had stopped beating and he had stopped breathing. The cops successfully administered CPR and transported him to the hospital, where he is currently in stable condition.
Usher & Future To Headline Annual Roots Picnic 2016
The Roots Picnic happens every June, and has continued to grow in profile and popularity each year. This year is no different, as we’ve got some truly impressive artists playing the 2016 iteration.
G-Eazy & A$AP Ferg Bring The House Down At Terminal 5
Gerald Gillum, stage name G-Eazy, is trending right now. It’s easy to assume the emcee is riding white rapper fame to the top of the charts, but the man has been grinding for years. He released six mixtapes and three studio albums before the massive success of When It’s Dark Out, so he’s no tourist in the rap game.
Warrant Reportedly Issued For DMX’s Arrest Following Missed Court Date
It appears DMX just can’t seem to keep his name out of trouble. Having already been arrested once since being released from prison back in September, X could now be facing another arrest after failing to make it to court on Monday regarding child support payments to his ex-wife Tashera Simmons.
DMX Is Guest-Starring On ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat"
If you watch ABC's new sitcom Fresh Off The Boat, you'll know that hip-hop plays an essential role in the series. Not only does Danny Brown provide the theme song, the show follows a young Eddie Huang (it's based on the celebrity chef's memoir), who was obsessed with rap throughout his childhood. As a result, there are many reference to 90s rap, and the latest one comes from none other than DMX himself. Like Shaq in a previous episode, X will play himself, despite being 20 years older than he should be (it takes place in 1995).
DMX Arrested Again This Week; Judge Cuts Him A Break
A month after being released from prison and DMX has already encountered his first run in with the law. On Tuesday morning, X got arrested at his home in Westchester County, New York on a contempt of court charge for allegedly failing to pay $10,000 a month in child support to his ex-wife Tashera Simmons.
Fresh Out Of Jail, DMX Announces Plans To Hit The Studio
In his first interview since getting released from jail on September 25th, DMX informed WKBW-Buffalo reporter Justin Moore that he is headed to New York City with every intention of hitting the studio.
DMX Is Released From Prison; Further Hearings Await
DMX was released from prison today, after being sentenced to 6 months in July for missed child support payments. X was released 3 months early because his attorney seems to have temporarily convinced the court that X was never made aware of these particular child support payments. It's unclear if that means he wasn't aware that said baby mama was, in fact, his baby mama. There's a hearing scheduled for some time in the near future, and the court will decide if X is indeed telling the truth about his ignorance of the child support payments.
DMX's Son Is Selling His Platinum Plaques On eBay Without Permission
It seems like every time DMX is in the news it's about some new misfortune. Last we reported on him, in July, he was set to serve 6 months in jail. Now that he's been locked up, his son has taken it upon himself to sell off X's platinum plaques. I'm just gunna go ahead and say smh.
#TBT: Swizz Beatz-Produced Bangers
When you think of club-ready hip hop music that was bumpin' from 2000-2010, Swizz Beatz is one of the elite names that should come to mind. The Bronx producer-DJ-rapper-fashionista-artist can virtually do anything under the sun, but he was at his most potent through the aforementioned years when he was producing rap bangers for the likes of Jay Z, T.I., DMX, and many more.
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
DMX Reportedly Sentenced To Six Months In Jail
It looks like things just took a turn for the worse for DMX following last month’s arrest in NYC. According to Buffalo’s news station WIVB, the former Ruff Ryder has just started to serve a six-month prison stint in Buffalo, New York today.
Dead Broke: A Brief History Of Bankruptcy In Hip-Hop
50 Cent filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning was one of the most unexpected turn of events of the year.
The 10 Craziest Tour Riders In Hip-Hop
What are the necessary ingredients to a great hip hop show? Well, there's a crowd, a good sound system, a capable DJ, a charismatic performer and lights, but then there are the factors that go largely unseen by attendees. These luxuries demanded by performers are listed on pieces of paper commonly called riders, and every so often, one will get leaked out to the public, usually resulting in shock and scoffing.
DMX Arrested Prior To Show In NYC [Update: For "Several Issues Outstanding"]
DMX was arrested outside Radio City Music Hall in New York City Friday night, according to the New York County Sheriff’s Office. He was slated to perform at Radio City as a part the old school hip-hop show "Masters of Ceremony," featuring performances from The LOX, Kid Capri, Rakim, Mase, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Shabba Ranks, Brand Nubian, and Das Efx. He was taken into custody before he had a chance to go on stage.
Eminem's Top 5 Songs From Movie Soundtracks
Eminem's lengthy career has been littered with various endeavors, but the projects he attaches himself too always seem to make sense-- he's not out here making frivolous moves just 'cause. From producing for select artists, to forming his own label Shady Records, to working on movies like "8 Mile," it's usually something that hits home for Em. It was announced the other month that the rapper would be executive producing the upcoming film, "Southpaw," which stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whittaker and Rachel McAdams.
DMX On Robbery Claims: "If I Did It, You'd Have Known About it"
Earlier in the week, DMX was accused of robbing a man at a gas station in Newark. The claim (which came from the alleged victim) was then disputed by X's lawyer, who acknowledged that while the rapper had interacted with the man and a few of his friends, all that had transpired was an argument.
DMX's Lawyer Denies Robbery Allegations
On Sunday (April 5), a man accused DMX of robbing him at a Newark gas station. The man claimed DMX stood him up, took all of his money--$3,200, in fact--and then jumped into a black Cadillac before taking off into the night.
Man Alleges DMX Robbed Him At Newark Gas Station
A 21-year old man alleges that he was robbed by DMX and his entourage at a Newark Exxon station Sunday morning. The man told police that he recognized the 44-year old rapper around 12:30 a.m. and approached him. "The two had a brief conversation about rap music and during the conversation a male in DMX's entourage, showed the victim a gun and demanded the victim's money," Newark police spokesman Sgt. Ronald Glover said in a statement.
DMX Is Pursuing Legal Action Over "Redemption Of The Beast"
After a new DMX album, Redemption Of The Beast, was announced last week, DMX and Swizz Beatz quickly came forward to say that the album ws being released without their permission. Now, HipHopDX informs us that DMX and his team plan to take legal action against Seven Arts Entertainment, the label that put the project out.