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DMX

American rapper and actor from New York

DMX

American rapper and actor from New York
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birthday
18th
December, 1970
Death
9th
April, 2021
Birth Place
Mount Vernon, New York,
Birth Sign
sagittarius
Biography

Earl Simmons (December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021), known by his stage name DMX (“Dark Man X”), was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. He began rapping in the early 1990s and released his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, to both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling 251,000 copies within its first week of release. DMX released his best-selling album, … And Then There Was X, in 1999, which included the hit single “Party Up (Up in Here)”. His 2003 singles “Where the Hood At ” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya” were also commercially successful. He was the first artist to debut an album at No. 1 five times in a row on the Billboard 200 charts. Overall, DMX has sold over 74 million records worldwide.
DMX was featured in films such as Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave, and Last Hour. In 2006, he starred in the reality television series DMX: Soul of a Man, which was primarily aired on the BET cable television network. In 2003, he published a book of his memoirs entitled, E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX.

Also Known As

Dark Man X

Associated Acts

Murder Inc. Ruff Ryders Dame Grease Swizz Beatz

Birth Name

Earl Simmons

Children

15

Genres

Hip hop East coast hip hop gangsta rap hardcore hip hop

Occupations

Rapper songwriter

Origin

Yonkers, New York, U.S.

Years Active

1991 2021

Name

DMX

Nationality

United States of America

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