The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Three 6 Mafia Announce Reunion Tour

Three 6 Mafia have been on hiatus since the end of 2012, but things are looking up for fans of the influential Memphis horrorcore crew.
Rob Arcand / August 18, 2019

DMX Announces It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot 20th Anniversary Tour

Twenty-one years ago, DMX’s debut album changed rap music. It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot is every bit as fearsome as its title, and holds…
Will Gottsegen / February 4, 2019

DMX to Be Released From Jail

DMX will be released from prison tomorrow, Vulture reports. The rapper born Earl Simmons was jailed last January after failing a drug test while awaiting sentencing…
Tosten Burks / January 24, 2019

DMX Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Tax Evasion

Rapper DMX has been sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion last fall, TMZ reports. In court this week, X's attorney reportedly sought…
Israel Daramola / March 28, 2018

DMX’s Lawyer Wants Rapper’s Music to Be Played During His Sentencing Hearing for Tax Evasion

According to a new court filing obtained by the Associated Press, DMX's lawyer Murray Richman is pushing for several of the rapper's "compositions" to be…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 27, 2018

DMX Imprisoned as Flight Risk After Positive Drug Test

DMX has been sent to prison by a judge who says the rapper repeatedly lied to him when he promised to obey bail conditions.
Associated Press / January 30, 2018

DMX Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Faces Up to 5 Years in Prison

DMX has pleaded guilty to tax evasion before a federal judge in New York City, ABC News reports. After charging the rapper born Earl Simmons last July, prosecutors called…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2017

DMX Avoids Jail For Now, Celebrates With Hot Dog

A New York City judge ordered DMX to house arrest Friday, for violations of his bail terms, including multiple failed drugs tests and traveling out…
Dale Eisinger / August 13, 2017

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
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