DMX Arrested on Tax Fraud Charges

DMX was arrested Thursday night on federal tax fraud charges, the Associated Press and TMZ report. The 46-year-old rapper has allegedly concealed his income for…
Taylor Berman / July 14, 2017

DMX, Swizz Beatz, and Ruff Ryders Are Going on a Reunion Tour

Taking a page out of Bad Boy's book, the Ruff Ryders crew is getting ready to go on a reunion tour of their own. After…
Brian Josephs / June 21, 2017

Report: DMX Checks Into Rehab

DMX has reportedly admitted himself into a rehab facility, following the cancelation of several of his shows earlier this week due to an unspecified medical…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / April 29, 2017

New Music: DMX Feat. Swizz Beatz – “Bane Iz Back”

Just as he predicted, X did give it to us. The Ruff Ryders rapper just released a new single called either "Bane Iz Back" or…
Taylor Berman / January 11, 2017

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Drake and DMX: What Type of Games Are Being Played?

Kanye West offered a lot of explanations for that Internet-baiting line from "Famous," but only one of them — offered during a typical mid-February Twitter…
Andrew Unterberger / April 29, 2016

DMX Found Unconscious, Revived by Cops After Alleged Overdose

Update: DMX has been released from the hospital, according to the Associated Press. His lawyer, Murray Richman, also confirmed to the AP that the rapper was not breathing when…
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2016

DMX Sentenced to Six Months in Prison

DMX has been sentenced to six months in prison, according to reports from People. The rapper — born Earl Simmons — had accumulated an unpaid…
Rachel Brodsky / July 15, 2015

DMX Announces Plans to Release Surprise Album, ‘Redemption of the Beast’

Surprise releases are all the rage, it seems. Now Yonkers rapper and occasional equestrian DMX has announced plans to quickly drop a new album next…
Rachel Brodsky / January 6, 2015

Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert: Rick Ross, Foxy Brown, EPMD, DMX, More

Def Jam Records has announced a massive 30th anniversary celebratory concert to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on October 16, with headliners…
Brennan Carley / August 14, 2014

DMX Reiterates He Will Beat George Zimmerman’s Ass

DMX might be eager to fight (and, uh, urinate on) George Zimmerman in a "celebrity boxing match," but the upcoming throwdown isn't official yet. Speaking…
Kyle McGovern / February 7, 2014

DMX Vows to Urinate on George Zimmerman in ‘Celebrity’ Boxing Match

And it's come to this. George Zimmerman has parlayed his exoneration in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin into some twisted form of celebrity, and…
Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

DMX Denies Possession in South Carolina Marijuana Arrest

DMX was arrested in South Carolina Tuesday night (August 20) for possession of marijuana. Though the police say they found three bags of the stuff…
Chris Martins / August 21, 2013

DMX Declares Bankruptcy Days After Nodding Off in Cop Car

The beauty of the American Dream is that it encourages any old citizen to "settle down, open up shop." The ugly, of course, is there's…
Chris Martins / July 30, 2013

Tha Real Mother****ing Doggfather

Jerry Williams, Jr. would rather be writing a song than wasting his time trying to wrangle a dumb-love mistake. "That's the intention most motherfucking mornings,"
David Marchese / March 5, 2013
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