DMX

Sep
13
DMX Disapproves of Drake’s Aaliyah Collaboration

DMX and Drake

DMX’s distaste for Drake is no secret. The outspoken rapper has called out the Canadian star before, but he’s not finished. During an interview with Sway on MTV’s “RapFix Live,” X once again ridiculed Drizzy’s music.

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Aug
25
DMX and Missy Elliott Remember Aaliyah

DMX and Aaliyah

Eleven years ago today, the music industry was shaken when Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas at the age of 22. Two of her closest friends, Missy Elliott and DMX, remember her on the anniversary of her death.

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Aug
19
DMX and Eve Reunite at Rock the Bells

DMX and Eve

DMX reunited with his fellow Ruff Ryder Eve on stage at the Rock the Bells festival on Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. The hip-hop veteran opened his 20-minute joint set with “We Right Here,” sweating through classics from his catalog including “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “Slippin’.”

Six minutes into his set, he brought out Eve for “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem.” “Give it up for the First Lady of Ruff Ryders,” said X. He closed with a prayer before turning over the stage to E-V-E.

“Where my ladies at?” asked the Philly raptress, who performed “Hot Boyz,” “What Ya’ll Want,” and “Who’s That Girl?” She also spit a verse over Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Ni**as in Paris” beat. “These bitches in debt better pay their tax,” she rapped before ending her brief set with her 2001 hit “Let Me Blow Ya Mind.”

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Aug
7
Rap-Up TV: Machine Gun Kelly and DMX Face Their ‘D3mons’

In addition to collaborations with Young Jeezy, Tech N9ne, Twista, Bun B, and Lil Jon, Machine Gun Kelly got to work with one of his idols, DMX, on a track called “D3mons” off his upcoming debut Lace Up. The Cleveland MC, who previously collaborated with X on his single “I Don’t Dance,” talked about meeting the hip-hop veteran for the first time while standing on top of a table rapping a rare DMX verse.

“It’s very, very dark. It’s very, very DMX and MGK’ish,” the Bad Boy signee told Rap-Up TV of the Dame Grease-produced song. “Obviously I have the ‘Wild Boy’ side, I have the inspirational side, but I also have the very dark side.”

The eery record, which samples the Gladiator soundtrack, was recorded in a dark room. “When [DMX] was rapping, he was punching the air,” said MGK, who wrote his verse while recuperating from “a wild couple months with a certain drug.”

“My mind was talking to myself and I wrote the verse and it turned out to be a really creepy song,” he said.

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Jul
14
DMX Hospitalized After Four-Wheeler Accident

DMX

DMX found himself in the hospital with a concussion on Saturday after losing control of his four-wheeler.

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Jul
9
Video: DMX f/ Machine Gun Kelly – ‘I Don’t Dance’

MGK, Xzibit, and DMX

Throw up your Xs. “Wild Boy” Machine Gun Kelly joins forces with the original wild boy DMX in the video for “I Don’t Dance,” the first single off X’s first album in six years, Undisputed, due this fall. The Cleveland rapper wreaks havoc alongside the Ruff Ryder at an underground nightclub in L.A., as dancers show off their moves on the dance floor. Also look for a cameo from Xzibit.

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May
15
New Music: DMX – ‘The Weigh In’ [Mixtape]

The Weigh In

DMX gets back in the ring with his new mixtape The Weigh In, which serves as a predecessor to his upcoming album Undisputed. The Ruff Ryders veteran knocks out 11 tracks, with contributions from Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg (“Shit Don’t Change”) and Tyrese (“That’s My Baby”). Hear him growl.

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