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DMX
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DMX in Iowa City, Iowa on April 11, 2011
Background information
Birth name Earl Simmons
Born December 18, 1970
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Origin Yonkers, New York, U.S.
Died April 9, 2021 (aged 50)
White Plains, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • actor
Years active 1991–2021
Labels
Bloodline, Ruff Ryders Entertainment, Warner Bros. Records, Def Jam (former) Seven Arts Music
Associated acts Ruff Ryders, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Swizz Beatz, Eve, Drag-On, The Lox, Ja Rule,, Splash Zanotti, Aaliyah

Earl Simmons (December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021), better known by his stage name DMX or Dark Man X, was an American rapper and actor. He was from Yonkers, New York. He was best known for the songs "Ruff Ryders Anthem" and "Party Up (Up In Here)". He was also the founder and owner of Bloodline Records. He is one of the best-selling hip hop artists ever. He made 7 albums, they are: Unleashed and Unreleased, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh of my Flesh, Blood of my Blood, And Then There Was X, The Grand Champ, The Great Depression, Year of the Dog...Again and his recent one Undisputed.

He died on April 9, aged 50.

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