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.

Jadakiss Reps DMX With Nostalgic Ruff Ryders Throwback

The bonds the Ruff Ryders collective run deep. For these unaware, the late nineties and early aughts featured a triumphant coalescence  like-minded artists, all united beneath the Double R banner. DMX, Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Eve, Drag-On, and extra have been constantly dropping fireplace, whether or not via their respective solo tasks or Ryde Or Die collaboration albums.

Looking again, it is simple to overlook a time when Jadakiss and DMX have been frequent collaborators, bringing extra rasp to the desk than the common listener is perhaps accustomed to. In any case, Jada has clearly been reminiscing  late, trying again via the vaults and taking a second to honor an incarcerated pal.

“Free my n****a X, man, the canine!” says Jada, blunt in hand, getting ready himself for the onslaught to come back. As the beat kicks in, die-hard X followers might acknowledge the unreleased minimize “N***az Can’t Touch Me Kid,” which by no means managed to crack any X’s studio tasks. Still, it clearly caught Jada’s consideration, and Kiss appeared greater than prepared to relive his glory days, backed by the acquainted growls  the one and solely Dark Man X. 

Free DMX!