DMX Turned Agony and Atomic Energy Into One of Rap’s Most Titanic Legacies
He was both the last great rugged and raw ‘90s rapper, and a harbinger of the harmonic pop sensibilities that would dominate the next generation.
Swizz Beatz Remembers DMX: “He Lived His Life for Everyone Else”
The “Ruff Ryders Anthem” producer paid tribute to his late friend on Instagram: “He was the most loyal person I've ever known”
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What It Was Like to Hang Out With DMX For 17 Hours Straight in Miami
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Rapper DMX Is Dead One Week After a Heart Attack
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Black Trans Woman Seeks Emergency Transfer From Georgia Prison
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Justine Bateman Doesn’t Want You to Call Her New Book Brave
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