DMX

DMX

American, Rapper
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DMX

Earl Simmons (December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021), known by his stage name DMX ("Dark Man X"), was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. He began rapping in the early 1990s and released his debut album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, to both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling 251,000 copies within its first week of release. DMX released his best-selling album, ... And Then There Was X, in 1999, which included the hit single "Party Up (Up in Here)". His 2003 singles "Where the Hood At?" and "X Gon' Give It to Ya" were also commercially successful. He was the first artist to debut an album at No. 1 five times in a row on the Billboard 200 charts. Overall, DMX has sold over 74 million records worldwide.

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Full name at birth
Earl Simmons
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Claim to fame
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot (1998)
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Date of birth
18 December 1970
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Place of birth
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
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Date of death
9 April 2021
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Age
50 (age at death)
Place of death
White Plains Hospital-Emergency Department, White Plains, New York, USA
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Cause of death
Multiple organ failure
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Resting place
Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, New York, USA
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Occupation
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor
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Height
5' 10" (178 cm)
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Weight
178 lbs (80.7 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Wearing a silver dog collar
  • His energetic rapping style
  • Wore thick silver neck chain
  • Broad nose
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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High school
Yonkers High School, Yonkers, New York, USA
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Talent agency
Red Entertainment Agency
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