DMX

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About DMX

With his hardcore stylings and intense stage persona, DMX is a fascinating (and immensely popular) specimen on his end of the Hip-Hop spectrum. Noted for his gruff persona, DMX was born in Mount Vernon but was raised in the rough suburb of New York City, Yonkers. His trying childhood would later form the basis of his gruff style and harrowing subject matter which would make him one of the genre's mainstays working with icons such as Jay-Z, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and Ja-Rule (with whom he would later have a much publicized feud). His career was interrupted several times by stints in jail which set him back personally but only fueled his credibility, even as he took his gangster stage presence to a comical extreme. DMX has remained active in Hip-Hop, releasing his latest album, "Undisputed," in 2012, with Deezle and Dame Grease behind the tracks, among others. DMX is working on his next album and has shared his ambition to become a pastor.

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  • DMX has a grand total of 12 children.
  • He has been arrested over ten times, periodically serving short jail sentences.
  • DMX started off as a beat boxer.
  • He has spoken about his ambition to become a pastor.
  • DMX has appeared in several films, including "Never Die Alone" and "Cradle 2 the Grave."

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Discography

  • Undisputed 2012
  • Mixtape 2010
  • Year Of The Dog... Again 2006
  • Grand Champ 2003
  • The Great Depression 2001
  • ...And Then There Was X 1999
  • What's My Name 1999
  • How's It Goin Down 1998
  • Stop Being Greedy 1998
  • Get At Me Dog 1998
  • It's Dark And Hell Is Hot 1998
  • Slippin' 1998
  • Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood 1998
  • Born Loser 1993

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