Earl Simmons (born December 18, 1970),[1] kent professionally as DMX, is an American rapper an actor.

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DMX in February 2007
Background information
Birth nameEarl Simmons
Forby kent asDark Man X
Born (1970-12-18) 18 December 1970 (age 49)[1]
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
OreiginYonkers, New York, U.S.[1]
  • Rapper
  • record producer
  • actor
Years active1991–present
Associate acts


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Simmons, Earl & Fontaine, Smokey D. (2003), E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX, HarperCollins, p. 7, ISBN 9780060934033
  2. "DMX song played in court before rapper gets a year in prison for tax evasion". NBC News (in Inglis). Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  3. Steve Huey "DMX - Biography" "AllMusic.com" Retrieved October 27, 2017

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