Influential rapper born Earl Simmons who released the successful album ...And Then There Was X in 1999. He sold over 30 million records worldwide during his career and in 2003 he published his book E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX.
He started his career as a beatboxer in the late 80's.
His most popular song is the hit single "Party Up (Up In Here)."
He made a guest appearance on LL Cool J's single "4, 3, 2, 1" in 1997.