DMX's first two records, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, were released in 1998, the same year Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google.
But if you ask the "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" rapper to Google Google on a laptop, his knees get weak and he starts to ... More >>
There's just 20 days left until Jesus puts on his red fat suit, dyes his beard white, and drinks a bottle of vodka in an effort to rosy his inexplicably anglicized, middle-eastern cheeks before delivering presents under the guise of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.
Per usual, a flying reindeer named ... More >>
The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw.
First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror.
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Tears, they're not often shed in the rap game. But during an appearance on MTV's RapFix Live yesterday, DMX dropped his tough-guy persona and let the waterworks flow.
X was talking about his mom when he choked up, detailing the painful past that the two share and their counseling session on VH1's ... More >>
See also "The Quotable Gunplay: 'Hos,' 'Pills,' and the 'Gift and Curse of Being Under Rick Ross.'"
Gunplay has been a known commodity on Miami's rap scene for years thanks to his association with Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group.
But only recently have mainstream audiences started warming up to ... More >>
See also "Gunplay: How Miami's Coke-Sniffin', Po' Pimpin' Maniac Joined Rap's Power Circle."
Gunplay was consuming so many narcotics while making his aptly-titled debut mixtape Sniffahill in 2008 that he dubbed himself "five-drug minimum" on one of its freestyles. Actually, for meter's sake, he sai ... More >>
Did you know that Ol' Dirty Bastard had 13 kids, three of whom he neglected to pay child support for in 1997 alone? Illegitimate children are overwhelmingly common in rap music.
From Brooklyn to the Louisiana bayou, rappers' baby mamas have tried pushing paternity suits on their rhyming exes ever s ... More >>
Via DJ Irie TVWayne and DMX at LIV New Year's Day 2012DMX may be the Marion Barry of the rap game.
Like the former Washington D.C. mayor, Earl "DMX" Simmons has overcome drug charges and prison time to remain a fan favorite in the world of urban entertainment.
He proved it on New Year's Day at ... More >>
Stop, drop, shut 'em down, and open up shop: We all remember jamming to a little DMX back in the day. He's no stranger to drama, and loves himself a little controversy. Stints in jail, feuds with Ja Rule, and his latest: Picking on our local Florida talent. DMX spoke with St. Louis radio station ... More >>
A few years ago, Karrine Steffans, AKA "Superhead," took the hip-hop gossip world by storm when she published a memoir dishing dirt on claimed former flings such as Dr. Dre, DMX, P. Diddy, Ja Rule, and Shaquille O'Neal.
Now meet her heir apparent, Miami's own Kat Stacks -- a foulmouthed, bubble- ... More >>
Photo by Reed FischerNaughty by Nature's Vinnie and Treach prior to some shirt carnageNaughty by NatureRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleThursday, March 25, 2010Expecting spontaneous freestyles, special guests and tons of new material at a Naughty by Nature show? After a 15-year wait since my last ... More >>
Ch-ch-ch-changes are happening and everyone's favorite over the weekend recap has moved from its home at Riptide 2.0 over to Crossfade. Why? Well, it seemed appropriate and better yet, now we can focus on all the things happening across South Florida and between both the Miami New Times and the New ... More >>
Tonight, if muzak is what you're running from and music is what you're after, check out Jacob's Ladder at the Dugout, or dance while Marques Wyatt spins at the Electric Pickle. If your winter lover dumped you for the summer, watch two happy people -- Tony n' Tina -- get faux-married at Man ... More >>
via myspace.com/dmxIt's been three years since the last studio offering from the famously volatile DMX. That seeming artistic dry spell starting in 2006 saw just a couple of greatest-hits type releases and a few film appearances. The last we really heard of DMX locally was this past December, whe ... More >>
Tracy BlockJoaquin proved he's the new Britney Spears last night at LIV.Joaquin Phoenix with Klever and CrazeWednesday, March 12, 2009LIV, Miami BeachJoaquin Phoenix, Worse Than: The stench of budussy on a Sunday morning.Oh, how the mighty tables do turn. Next stop on the mocumentary train: Miami Be ... More >>
It's been well-documented that rapper DMX is having possibly the worst
year of his life. At last count, he'd been arrested seven times in 2008
alone for charges that range from identity theft and animal cruelty to
drug possession and failure to appear in court. As of this afternoon, DMX (born ... More >>