DMX's notoriety doesn't end with his music. He is also known for his eccentric personality, impressive acting chops, ability to bark like a dog, criminal record, fertility, among other things. Since he exploded onto the scene in 1998 with his debut album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot and it's immediate follow-up Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, Dark Man X has lead an exceptionally eventful life and has seldom seen a dull moment, except perhaps those spent in jail.

This video celebrates five somewhat unbelievable facts you may not know about the Yonkers legend. Watch below. Read our overview of DMX's unparalleled 1998-2003 run here.