DMX died last year, clueless Stacey Dash just found out; Twitter pounces

Clueless star Stacey Dash is being pummeled on social media after admitting on TikTok that she just found out the legendary rapper DMX died more than a year ago. DMX transitioned at age 50 on April 9, 2021, as confirmed by his family. News of DMX’s drug overdose in his home and eventual death weeks […]

Irv Gotti gets emotional as he sells masters in $300M deal (video)

Irv Gotti has a lot to celebrate. The co-founder of Murder Inc. Records signed away his masters to Iconoclast for $300 million. He celebrated the signing with an Instagram post. “I’m a little uh-” Gotti said in the video. “This is a big day for me. I’m signing a deal that’s basically changing the lives […]

King Olujare reveals his hip-hop roots, shares industry gems

King Ojulare is a rapper’s rapper. The hip-hop artist is a breath of fresh air for listeners as each of his singles have a message and tell a vivid story at a consistent rhythmic pace. Recently, he spoke to rolling out about the origins of his abilities. You use storytelling a bit in your music. […]

DMX’s 5-year-old son diagnosed with stage 3 kidney disease

The late rap star – who died at the age of 50 back in 2021 following a cocaine-induced heart attack – was father to Exodus with Desiree Lindstrom and his fiancée opened up about their son’s kidney diagnosis in honor of National Kidney Day, which makes it difficult for the child to regulate the levels […]

Watch the official trailer for ‘DMX: Don’t Try to Understand’

HBO released the official trailer for its latest documentary, “DMX: Don’t Try to Understand,” on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Set to premiere on Nov. 25, on HBO Max, the documentary will follow late rapper Earl “DMX” Simmons as he is released from prison for tax evasion in early 2019 and attempts to rebuild his career […]

DMX and Juice WRLD documentaries will spotlight their battles with addiction

HBO is gearing up to turn it up a notch for the holiday season with the release of two new documentaries on fallen hip-hop stars, DMX and Juice WRLD. Both artists struggled with drug addiction and passed away in drug related deaths. DMX, born Earl Simmons, died on April 9 earlier this year while Juice […]

Georgia woman claims she is 15th child of DMX

Amid battles over DMX’s estate, a Georgia woman has come forward claiming to be the 15th child of the rapper who died in April 2021. Raven Barmer-Simmons contacted the late rapper’s other children to share that he was also her father. She and the other 14 alleged children will need to confirm paternity with a […]

DaBaby rocks NY Summer Jam concert and calls haters ‘crybabies’

DaBaby rocked New York’s Hot 97 Summer Jam Concert on Sunday, Aug. 22, marking his first major performance since being canceled by several music festivals after his controversial comments during Rolling Loud’s music festival last month. Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Austin City Limits, Music Midtown, iHeartRADIO and Manchester’s Parklife, were just a few summer concerts that […]

DMX’s official cause of death revealed

Legendary rapper DMX died on April 9, 2021, after reportedly suffering a fatal heart attack that left him brain-dead. According to Vulture, officials now understand what precipitated the medical emergency that took the life of Dark Man X, who was born in New York as Earl Simmons. X died at age 50 following a cocaine-induced […]

Chadwick Boseman honored in BET Awards ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Chadwick Boseman was remembered in the 2021 BET Awards’ In Memoriam segment. The late Black Panther star — who sadly died last summer at 43 after battling colon cancer — won the best actor prize at the ceremony on Sunday night, June 27, 2021, and was honored as part of a tribute video to those […]

Def Jam paid for DMX’s funeral

DMX‘s record company paid for his funeral. The rapper and actor tragically died in April at the age of 50, a week after he was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and it’s been revealed that Def Jam Recordings footed a bill of more than $35,000 to cover the costs of his memorial service. According […]

DMX’s family members prepare to battle for control of his estate

In the wake of his death, it is being reported by multiple sources that rap icon Earl “DMX” Simmons did not have a will. There is now a battle over the Ruff Ryders’ estate that appears to be stirring the pot. Multiple relatives of Simmons have filed applications to become administrators of his estate, including […]

DMX’s daughter Sonovah, 8, performs in honor of her legendary father (video)

The spirit of DMX is burning brightly in the spirit of his surviving 8-year-old daughter, Sonovah Hillman Jr. – in more ways than one. The precocious prepubescent paid the ultimate homage to her late iconic father by performing at a previously-scheduled tour site where DMX would have performed. Sonovah Jr. commandeered the stage at Wildcatter […]

Jay-Z discusses his friendship with DMX and boycotting the Grammys (video)

Jay-Z recently stopped by LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s talk show “The Shop: Uninterrupted” and talked about some of his fondest memories of DMX. During the segment, the Roc Nation boss revealed that X was the reason he first boycotted the Grammys. “By the way, the first time I boycotted the Grammys was for him. […]

DMX’s estate may have to pay Uncle Sam

DMX had a tax lien imposed on him several months ago and reportedly owed the IRS $663,554.55. The government was gearing up to put a lien on his assets. According to documents obtained by Radaronline, X and his ex-wife Tashera Simmons owed $358,681.62 (2002), $35,896.09 (2003), and $268,976.84 (2005). A separate lien was filed against […]

New DMX song, ‘Hood Blues,’ drops ahead of posthumous album release (listen)

A new posthumous DMX song has been released. “Hood Blues” is the second track released since the hip-hop legend passed away last month at 50, following a stint in an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack at his home. It follows “Been To War” from the Forest Whitaker-starring series, “Godfather Of Harlem,” featuring […]

Release date for DMX’s posthumous album ‘Exodus’ revealed (video)

The world won’t have to wait long for DMX’s posthumous album. The date of the project’s release was announced on his Instagram account Monday, May 10, 2021. Along with a picture of the late great MC, who died on April 9, the caption on the post read: “5/28 The Legacy continues….#ExodusAlbum.” What’s special about the […]

Lil Wayne and 50 Cent pay tribute to DMX (video)

Young Money’s head honcho Lil Wayne took to the stage and performed at Trillerfest in Miami on Saturday, May 1, 2021. During his set, he took a moment and paid tribute to the late DMX, who died last month. Wayne and DMX had a personal relationship, and the New Orleans MC talked to the crowd […]

Irv Gotti issues apology for harsh comments about DMX

Irv Gotti learned the hard way about the old axiom that “timing is everything.” The former Murder Inc. impresario was deluged with angry and hateful messages when he claimed publicly that legendary lyricist DMX died from crack cocaine and fentanyl overdosing. Exacerbating the situation is that Gotti made the statement during an interview with Chicago’s […]