Remembering DMX

Born Earl Simmons, DMX was a rap legend whose late-’90s run was all but unparalleled. On albums like ‘It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot’ and ‘Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood,’ he channeled his pain through raw and honest lyrics. Last Saturday, following a week in a coma, he passed away. Now, hip-hop mourns his loss and celebrates his legacy.

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    DMX’s Power in Pain

    DMX’s Power in Pain

    “The shit I see every day brings tears to my eyes/ How I holla at my niggas brings ears to my cries” DMX’s opening bars on LL Cool J’s “Fuhgidabowdit” …

    DMX’s Wild Ride

    DMX’s Wild Ride

    DMX rhymed from his soul in gritty growl that revealed both the toughness in his spirit and the pain in his life. He was a rap legend who became a …

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