DMX Turns 48: Happy Birthday To A Legend

Today, one hip-hop’s greats has cause to have fun. DMX, who as soon as dropped two primary albums in the identical calendar yr, has turned forty-eight. Be certain to honor the rapper’s legacy by queuing up your favourite monitor, as each self-respecting hip-hop fan can possible rattle f a favourite X joint. From the haunting Dark Man X period to the Ruff Ryders collective, DMX’ iconic voice has been on the heart many a banger, and his first three albums rival any three-album run the sport has ever seen.  

Sadly, DMX will probably be spending his 48th birthday in jail. The rapper is at present serving time for tax evasion, the place he is nearing the tip a one-year bid. At this level, he’ll be out in March, although compelled to expertise three years supervised launch. Though the later levels his profession have been tough, DMX stays a legend within the recreation, accountable for giving us three basic albums in It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot, Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood, And Then There Was X. Plus, the person starred in iconic movies like BellyRomeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, and From The Cradle To The Grave, the place he actually ran up a wall and did a flip, one thing few rappers can boast.

In quick, DMX is a legend, and must be revered as such. Happy birthday X! Keep your head up, as the sport awaits your return.

Royce Da 5'9" Salutes Logic's #1 Debut & Draws DMX Comparison

chievedWhile he remains a shadow what he used to be, DMX is one the most historic rappers to have ever picked up the mic. With a string three consecutive albums debuting at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart, DMX’s debut was impressive, to say the least. Royce da 5’9″ took some time to tweet out how one the newer generation’s artists is reminding him X’s past accolades. Debuting on the charts at the top spot for his second straight project, Logic has been enjoying tremendous success late, and Royce is noticing.

Responding to a tweet congratulating Logic on debuting at number 1 with Bobby Tarantino II, Royce tweeted, “He on some DMX shit,” comparing his run to that the New York rapper. Royce is referring to X’s successful debuts It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh My Flesh, Blood My Blood and …And Then There Was X. Less than 10 months ago, Logic’s album Everybody achieved the same feat being crowned number 1 in its first week. DMX was the first rapper to accomplish three straight projects appearing at the top position during their first week and Logic could soon be on his way to matching that.

While his next album has not been announced, the rollout Bobby Tarantino II was surprisingly quick, with no major announcements until the week prior to its release. Logic’s next project could land him some impressive company if it debuts at number 1.