Legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion, takes it back to ’98 and reflects on DMX’s blood bath. The shoot resulted in the cover of X’s second album, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood.
It’s a doggone shame, but over a decade ago, DMX was undisputedly hip-hop’s grand champ. But these days, he’s tarnishing his legacy with lackluster offerings like, Undisputed. The Dog still has his bite on songs like “Ya’ll Don’t Really Know” and “Already”. However, poor hooks and outdated production (“Have You Eva”, “Slippin Again”, “Cold World”) permeate the album. Even the lead single, “I Don’t Dance” is wallflower status while the vocals displayed on “I Get Scared” are horrifying. Earl took us […]
Cancel Christmas, C’mon!
Trae Tha Truth, Chipmunk, Iggy Azaela, B.o.B., & T.I. As always, the highlight of last night’s Hip-Hop Awards were the cyphers. Personally, there weren’t any “oh shit!” moments this year, but I took the liberty of bolding the best spitter of each group. Here are the rips courtesy of yardie. Let the great debates begin.
DMX returns the favor and enters the dark side with Machine Gun Kelly. This probably would’ve been better if X resurrected his Damien alias. Lace Up in stores next Tuesday. rap-up
Dark Man X returned to 106 & Park this evening. He praised Nas and Scarface’s track, his album Undisputed as well as reasons why he chose to release it on September 11. Album in stores now.