#Jay Z

#DMXWeek: DMX Vs. New York City

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Following a lineage of legendary Big Apple artists before him, none in history exploded with the level of intensity and graphicness Earl forced upon the world on his debut It's Dark & Hell Is Hot.

Notable Quotables

Notable Quotable: DMX’s “The Prayer”

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"I come to you hungry and tired, you give food and let me sleep/ I come to you weak, you give strength and that's deep

Spotlight

Introducing #DMXWeek…

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As we mentioned last week, we're bringing back our Artist Week with a tribute to DMX on the 15th anniversary of his classic debut, It's Dark And Hell Is Hot.

#reviews

X Is Coming…

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Back in the olden days of TSS, we used to partake in these events called Artist Weeks that highlighted one aspect of our culture from Monday to Friday.

THINGS FALL APART

A Thank You To Hip-Hop

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One day when I was six, my sister stopped me from going outside with a baseball bat to beat up my neighbors for frustrating me during a basketball game.

Year of the Dog...Again

The Primer: 10 DMX Songs Everyone Should Know

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At one point in time a snarling, growling, angry, violent dog off of his leash was the biggest star in the world.

VIDEOS

“Knew She Was A Thug ‘Cause When I Met Her She Had A Scarf On…”

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Hearing DMX's smash single, "How's It Goin' Down," over the weekend rehashed five quick thoughts.

MUSIC

To Hell And Back With DMX

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DMX was such a paramount figure because he was, almost to a fault, so damn believable.

TUPAC SHAKUR

“My Name Is Earl…”

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Industry Rule #4085: Never listen to DMX while doing laundry.


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