Some know him as Earl Simmons, but on December 18, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland, would -be rapper DMX was born. DMX suffered an abusive childhood and spent time either living in group homes or surviving the streets via robbery. His violent personality caused him to have several run-ins with the law, but was able to save himself when he pursued a serious career in hip hop. Because of his unreal talent of beat boxing, DMX was took his name from the DMX digital drum machine. He quickly became famous for his unbelievable ability to outperform opponents in freestyle rap battles, which led him to earn the title of one of rap's most distinctive voices with the passing of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G.. Wouldn't you have loved to have DMX tickets to one of his early battles? His material covered everything from living on the streets to his spiritual beliefs.
You might have a different opinion of the best DMX song of all time, but "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" was one of his best singles, which was also produced by famous hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz. Other jams include "Party Up (Up in Here)," "X Gon' Give It to Ya," and "Where the Hood At?" Overall, DMX has sold more than 30 million records worldwide. DMX's music garnered a serious following as he became the first artists to have his first four albums enter the charts in the No. 1 spot. DMX was nominated for several Grammys, including Best Rap Album in 2001. He has also been nominated for several MTV Video Music Awards, and American Music Awards. In 2000, DMX won Favorite Rap/Hip Hop artists category at the AMAs.
DMX not only followed in the shoes of the big hip-hop and rap artists that came before him, but he also idolized them. Artists like Ice Cube, N.W.A., 2Pac and Run D.M.C. all played a part in DMX's artistic inspiration.Grab some DMX tickets and catch him on his latest tour, which audiences are already sharing high praises of his soulful performances on message boards across the Internet.DMX has even made several television appearances, including his own reality series "DMX: Soul of a Man." If you've been watching his career from the beginning, you know there is no experience like this rapper in concert. You can probably find some cheap DMX tickets for sale so get yours before it's too late.