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Rapper DMX Made It Cool To Be Vulnerable

He leaves behind a powerful legacy of passion and vulnerability

By John Mueller, CC BY 2.5,

DMX (real name Earl Simmons) aka Dark Man X, has passed away April 9th, 2021, age 50, from an apparent drug overdose and heart attack and I don't know how to deal.

I didn't want to write today, but here I am attempting to craft words to eulogize the life and legacy…




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