10 Facts about DMX

Tuesday, September 27th 2016. | Music

Facts about DMX talk about the notable American actor and hip-hop artist. His real name is Earl Simmons. He chooses DMX as his professional and stage name. He was born on 18 December 1970. The hit single of DMX which made him gain a lot of public attention was “Party Up (Up in Here)”. It was included in the album …And Then There Was X. Check other interesting facts about DMX by reading the following post below:

Facts about DMX 1: a reality TV series

DMX had his own reality TV series. The BET cable television and network aired the series in 2006. The title was DMX: Soul of a Man.

Facts about DMX 2: films

DMX participated in several top-notched movies such as Cradle 2 the Grave, Belly, Last Hour, Exit Wounds and Romeo Must Die. Find facts about Dean Mumford here.

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Facts about DMX 3: the memoirs of DMX

E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX is a book, which contains his memoirs. It was published in 2003.

Facts about DMX 4: the early life

The father and mother of DMX are Arnett Simmons and Joe Barker. His birthplace was located in Mount Vernon, New York. However, DMX spent the childhood time in Yonkers, New York.

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Facts about DMX 5: the childhood life of DMX

The childhood life of DMX was abusive. He was arrested several times. He also had to stay in the group homes due to the behavior.

Facts about DMX 6: the first recorded demos

Unstoppable Force and Three Little Pigs were the first demos recorded by DMX in 1991. Check facts about Dej Loaf here.



Facts about DMX 7: the professional name of DMX

He was inspired to use DMX as his professional name or stage name to honor the Oberheim DMX drum machine. In 1980s, he used the musical instrument.

Facts about DMX 8: a record label

The debut single for DMX was “Born Loser” after the subsidiary label of Columbia Records called Ruffhouse signed him in 1992. DMX then was released from the contract due to the few airplays that the single had.

facts about dmx

facts about dmx

Facts about DMX 9: the second single of DMX

In 1994, “Make a Move” was released. It was the second single for DMX. In 1997, he was spotted on “4, 3, 2, 1”, the single for LL Cool J.

Facts about DMX 10: “Get at Me Dog”

“Get at Me Dog” is the debut single, which gave a big impact on DMX’s career. Def Jam Recordings released it in February 1998. The RIAA certified the single Gold.

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