DMX Doesn’t Regret Past Mistakes, Discusses Return to Music


DMX marked his return to the spotlight with a rip-roaring performance at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. As part of his comeback tour, the Yonkers rapper also stopped by “106 & Park” with Swizz Beatz to premiere his video for “Last Hope” and speak about reuniting with his fellow Ruff Ryder.

Despite his public trials and tribulations, X is not looking back. “I wouldn’t change one thing,” he told hosts Rocsi and Terrence. “That made me the man I am today and I love the way I am.”

When asked what he thought of today’s popular rappers, he responded, “I really don’t think about other rappers, no disrespect. I’d rather focus on what I am seeing, the message I need to get across.”

On “Last Hope,” X rhymes over a beat which was previously used by Drake. “I didn’t know it was his song,” said X. “I heard the beat, the hook. I’m like, ‘I gotta beast on that.’ Thanks for bringing it to the table, I guess.”

He is now back in the lab with Swizz crafting new material. “Expect the unexpected. Expect the new improved,” announced Swizzy. “Expect hip-hop. Expect real music. Expect the Dog to be back.”

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  2. WaleisDope

    Good 4 him.
    He said in the past that he doesn’t like Drake so I guess he is giving him a chance now.


  3. Nahjee

    Thank god he is getting back to doing music.. Instead of putting white stuff up his nose cus I don’t want to wake up on a rainy morning and see him on tha news saying he passed away:(


  4. latonya

    OOHHHHHH! i was jumpin up and down when DMX took the stage at the hiphop awards 2011. Like the dog is BACK!! i can’t wait to hear some new stuff from him


  5. Nikki

    OMG DMX!! Jah Bless… please bless the game, because it is soo lacking.. Thanks to Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes and Kanye for holding it down..


  6. sabrina

    Yoooo I love X!


  7. WatchTheThrone

    he’s a legend but i still think he should have more respect for new artists… OGs are supposed to guide the new generation, not ignore and diss them.


    Music Reply:

    @WatchTheThrone, Ok, I see your philosphy but all that’s changed since the Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj situation now the new generation thinks they can takeover and kill the people who influenced them, so what’s the point in trying when you know it’s hopeless.


  8. Liss

    Freakin dig this….I would also love if he did movies again


  9. Kyle

    I want to say I’m happy to see that he’s “back” but I think he’ll be behind bars again soon. He always finds a way to get himself into trouble.


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  11. Hugh

    Cool to see Swizz bringing his friend back to the game

    He is a good guy


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