DMX is the October revolution of rap, and "Stop Being Greedy" is his final warning to the bourgeoisie as he storms the palace gates.
Our DMX tribute series continues "Slippin'" as Caleb Catlin writes an ode to Job, survival and perspective.
Our DMX tribute series continues with The LOX bringing every bit of 1999 back to 2020 after X's ten-month prison stint. The overdue reunion showed just how much DMX had left in the tank.
Our DMX tribute series kicks off with Nitish Pahwa's examination of an iconic posse cut and DMX's style that would eventually hold the rap world by the throat in the entrance to the new millennium.
Evan McGarvey explores several generations worth of art, trauma, and personal remembrances through the work of the Yonkers rap legend.
Deen is also NOT A NICE PERSON. So there’s this intervention-styled show on Oprah’s TV Network hosted by this ugly-faced round-headed woman named Iyanla Vanzant. I don’t remember how or why she’s popular amongst us blacks, but she kinda is. The shit’s called Iyanla, Fix My Life. Basically a bunch of dime-store psychology applied to […]
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Max Bell is the Morris Day of the blogosphere. First impressions can make or break you. That’s always been the case, but lately, they’ve become the foundation of hype for still-developing rappers who aren’t yet worthy of the adulation. When I think about the too-much too-soon trend, the first name that comes to mind is […]
A Very Special DMX-Mas December 3, 2012
I don’t advocate laughing at the mentally deranged, but I will make an exception for DMX — because his insanity made him wealthier than I could ever dream. Also, because it’s DMX singing “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” which is obviously supposed to be funny. His rap career might be on the downward slope,but this […]
Max Bell finds the revulsion invigorating. Another year. Another BET awards. Another round of ciphers. I give you my thoughts off the top of the dome. But really though, off the top of the dome. Seriously, I didn’t write this, look at it, think about it, and then try to make it sound better or […]