Thursday, January 25th, 2018
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Rap artist and actor Earl Simmons, known by his recording alias Dark Man X (DMX), hails from Yonkers, New York, U.S. He has sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Simmons got his start in music as a beatboxer in the late 80's. He collaborated with hip hop artists Ja Rule, Jay-Z, and LL Cool J on a few of their songs in the 1990's, and finally produced music independently through label Def Jam Recordings in May 1998. The album "It's Dark and Hell Is Hot" exploded on the charts reaching No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. The single "Get at Me Dog" was the most popular single on the album.