Earl Simmons, the rapper better known as DMX, died at age 50. The Yonkers native exploded onto the rap scene with his chart-topping 1998 debut album and was the first artist to ever see his first five albums all hit number one on the Billboard charts. MSNBC's Ari Melber pays tribute to the iconic musician saying he was known for lyrics that were raw and blunt, but also urged fans to find God and weaved spiritual messages into his music. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 04/09/2021.
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Music World Mourns The Loss Of Rapper DMX | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC