The tributes nationwide in the United States continue to pour in after the tragic passing of DMX yesterday after fighting for his life for a week while on life support. Fans are streaming X’s music heavily as he soon occupied the top three song on iTunes as well.
Now, there is good news regarding posthumous music from X. Darrin “Dee” Dean of Ruff Ryders Inc. and Craig Brodhead, X’s manager, spoke to Lisa Evers of Fox 5 New York and revealed that he completed a new album before his passing. The music was recorded for four months as they all went to Nashville. They did this after the COVID-19 pandemic originally started.
“It’s sad that he’s not gonna be here, but the music…This album right here is special,” Dean explained. “Like you probably never heard no music like you heard on this one that we did right now. This is probably one of his great albums. One of the best. It’s a classic, for sure.”
This album release also would’ve been X returning to Def Jam. There are also reportedly some impressive features on this project such a Pop Smoke, Snoop Dogg, artists from Griselda Records, Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, and Usher.
A DMX memorial is also expected to take place in his hometown of Yonkers. The city’s Mayor, Mike Spano, also proposed that the public memorial be held at Yonkers Raceway.
Check out Darrin Dean and Craig Brodhead speaking on DMX with Fox 5 New York below.
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