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American rapper and actor (1970–2021)

DMX is ...


Born 18 December 1970 in Mount Vernon
Died 9 April 2021 in White Plains
Age 50 years, 4 months
Cause myocardial infarction

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Birth name Earl Simmons
Manner of death natural causes
Place of burial Oakland Cemetery
Spouse Tashera Simmons
Child Xavier Simmons
Occupation rapper, songwriter and actor
Height 1.75m (5'9")
Instrument voice
Genre hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, gangsta rap and hardcore hip hop
Twitter username dmx
Instagram username dmx

About DMX

DMX was a force to be reckoned with in the world of hip-hop. Born Earl Simmons on December 18, 1970, in Mount Vernon, New York, he rose to fame in the late 1990s with his debut album, "It's Dark and Hell Is Hot." The album, which featured hits like "Ruff Ryders Anthem" and "Get At Me Dog," went on to sell over four million copies.

DMX's gritty, raw style and intense lyrics made him a fan favorite. He continued to release successful albums throughout the 2000s, including "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood" and "...And Then There Was X." He also ventured into acting, appearing in films like "Belly" and "Romeo Must Die."

But DMX's personal life was often tumultuous. He struggled with addiction and legal issues, including multiple arrests and prison sentences. Despite these challenges, he remained a beloved figure in the hip-hop community.

Tragically, DMX passed away on April 9, 2021, at the age of 50. His impact on the world of hip-hop and beyond cannot be overstated. As fellow rapper Nas said in a tribute to DMX, "His gift meant so much to so many."




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