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One year ago today, we lost Hip-hop Icon DMX


It's been a year already since "X" died.

Today marks one anniversary of the day we lost “DMX”

Dark Man X, otherwise known as DMX, was among the most prolific rappers of his era and stands as a cornerstone of New York hip-hop. On Saturday (April 9), Marks one-year anniversary since the world lost Earl Simmons. (December 18, 1970 ─ April 9, 2021)


DMX suffered a heart attack in 2021, leaving him in a coma for days. He passed away on this day surrounded by loved ones. He was 50. "X" was one of the greatest rappers to ever live, his personal turmoil inspiring music that was raw, real, and timeless.


On the day of his death, many in the hip-hop community have paid homage to DMX's memory. In his honor. Earl “DMX” Simmons was a prolific writer and lyricist with a solid and captivating musical legacy. He’s the first rapper to have his first five albums debut at no. 1 and the only to have his first two albums debut at no. 1 in the same calendar year. Combined, sold over 74 million albums, 17.1 million in the United States alone. X became the voice of his generation of Hip Hop.

Check out who in hip-hop is remembering Earl Simmons today, among friends and family. Rest In Peace DMX.

On the one anniversary of DMX's death, X's Fiancée Desiree Lindstrom took to Instagram on Saturday to share a touching tribute to the late rapper.


Desiree wrote, “Days have turned into weeks which have turned into twelve months without you. But tell me why it feels just like yesterday and you were here with us. So in love to think...it was going to be a lifetime of us! I tell everyone that my love for you is eternal. I tell everyone that Exodus is the gift you left me. I tell everyone that we shine for Earl. Thank you everybody for showing nothing but love this past year. Let's celebrate the man, the artist, the legend...DMX.

#ForeverX













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