DMX’S ROUGH START IN LIFE…MORE
DMX reportedly discovered consolation in befriending stray canine throughout his turbulent teenage years however by 14, he was launched to exhausting medication.
Talking to Talib Kweli on the “People’s Party” podcast final November 2020, DMX described how as a teen, a person he trusted “handed the [marijuana] blunt round and … I hit the blunt” – an incident referenced in his tune “Ache.”
He went on: “I by no means felt like this earlier than. It f**ked me up. I later discovered that he laced the blunt with crack. Why would you try this to a toddler?”
“He was, like, 30, and he knew I appeared as much as him. Why would you try this to somebody who seems as much as you?”
“Letting some of these items out [has helped],” he informed Kweli. “I actually didn’t have anybody to speak to about it as a result of [growing up] within the hood, no person desires to listen to that.”
“No person even desires to assist with speaking,” he added, explaining that this was usually perceived as an indication of weak point.