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The Anniversary

It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot Turns 20

The wires were breaking. In 1997, Irv Gotti, then a newly-hired A&R guy at Def Jam, took label boss Lyor Cohen to hear DMX rap…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2018 - 11:02 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Ain’t No Sunshine”

Bill Withers cut one single in 1967 as his (and anybody's) sole release for the one-and-done label Lotus: his own uptempo if downbeat composition "Three
Nate Patrin | July 5, 2017 - 11:20 am

Status Ain't Hood

Grime Pioneer Wiley Has Nothing Left To Prove

The veteran grime MC/producer Wiley and I are the same age: 37. Old enough to be old as fuck but young enough to feel like…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2017 - 11:08 am

More DMX stories

DMX Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison For Tax Evasion

Last fall, DMX pleaded guilty to tax fraud, and the judge just sentenced him to 1 year in prison, as TMZ reports. During the sentencing,…
James Rettig | March 28, 2018 - 5:41 pm

DMX’s Lawyer Wants To Play Rapper’s Songs In Court To Sway Sentencing Judge

DMX is counting on a little rap to help him beat the rap at his tax evasion sentencing.
Larry Neumeister / Associated Press | March 26, 2018 - 8:07 pm

DMX Imprisoned As Flight Risk After Positive Drug Test

DMX has been sent to prison by a judge who says the rapper repeatedly lied to him when he promised to obey bail conditions. …
Associated Press | January 30, 2018 - 2:55 pm

DMX Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Dodging $1.7M In Taxes

DMX has pleaded guilty in New York to tax fraud, admitting he concealed millions of dollars in revenues to dodge $1.7 million in taxes owed.
Associated Press | November 30, 2017 - 5:20 pm

DMX – “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”

Five years ago, the troubled rap great DMX was visiting a radio station when he sang a grizzled, intense, charming version of the holiday standard…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 12:17 pm

DMX Sentenced To House Arrest For Violating Bail Conditions

Rapper DMX was ordered confined to his suburban New York City home Friday by a judge who said he repeatedly violated bail conditions on tax…
Associated Press | August 11, 2017 - 3:56 pm

DMX Charged With 14 Counts Of Tax Evasion

DMX has just been charged with 14 counts of tax evasion, TMZ reports. The US Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York says…
Peter Helman | July 13, 2017 - 8:22 pm

DMX Cancels Show Due To Medical Emergency

Over the weekend at the Ruff Ryders' 20-year reunion show at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, DMX took the stage and apparently mumbled through his set…
James Rettig | April 26, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Ruff Ryders Reunion Show: DMX Rants, Cassidy Disses Yachty And Lil Uzi

DMX, the Lox, Swizz Beatz, Eve, Cassidy, and Drag-On performed at the Ruff Ryders' 20-year reunion show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night. Although maybe…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2017 - 12:09 pm

DMX, Eve, The Lox, Swizz Beatz, Drag-On Launching Ruff Ryders Reunion Tour In Brooklyn

Package tours fueled by '90s nostalgia have been a growing industry for years, and their reach extends deep into the hip-hop and R&B market. Arguably…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2017 - 5:11 pm

DMX Gives Motivational Speech To Philly Homeless

Maybe more than any other celebrity I could name, DMX has known struggle. Even after ascending to the heights of rap stardom, addiction problems and…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2017 - 10:13 am

DMX – “Bain Iz Back” (Feat. Swizz Beatz)

DMX has had, to put it gently, more than his share of problems over the past decade-plus. But DMX is an all-time rap great, a…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 9:03 am
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