DMX

DMX

American, Rapper
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  • Has two sons named Xavier & Tocoma
  • Battled rapper Jay-Z in a rap battle which was determined to be a draw. Although, DMX stated in an interview that the battle taught him that his style of rapping was not always the best.
  • He is the only artist in Soundscan history to have his first four albums debut at number one on the Billboard Charts
  • He released a song titled "Born Loser" in 1993 on Columbia Records
  • His second album "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood" sold over 670,000 copies in its first week.
  • Has his own record label called "Bloodline Records"
  • 6th best selling rapper of all time.
  • Also a recording artist on Def Jam Music label along with Foxy Brown
  • Is the only artist ever to have two albums debut at number one on the Billboard top one-hundred chart in the same year.
  • He and his wife Tashera Simmons, welcomed a baby girl named Praise Mary Ella Simmons on 18th April 2005. They also have a son called Shawn.
  • His sixth album, 'Year of the Dog...Again', debuted at #1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at #2 on The Billboard 200 at the end of its first week of release.
  • His 5th album, "Grand Champ" was a number 1 debut on the Billboard Pop Charts. (September 2003)
  • Same birthday as Brad Pitt, Casper Van Dien and 'Steven Spielberg'.
  • Formed music label Ruff Ryders.
  • His third album "... And Then There Was X" sold over 600,000 copies in its first week.
  • Has sold more then 15 million records in the United States.
  • Has a religion-related skit on each of his CDs.
  • He is now the only artist in the history of the Billboard Charts to have his first five albums debut at number one on the Billboard Charts.
  • Announced that he's retiring from the music business so he can focus more on church and his family. (2003)
  • DMX is one of the best selling Hip-Hop artists ever. His first 4 albums have each gone at least triple platinum in the US alone, and his current CD, Grand Champ, recently went platinum.
  • The first three of DMX's CDs debuted at number 1 on the Billboard charts and each one has gone at least triple platinum.
  • Lived in Yonkers, New York
  • Has a scar on his left wrist from a fan trying to rip his watch off.
  • Has 9 dogs.
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