Earl Simmons known as DMX was born on December 18, 1970. DMX is an american rapper known for his “gruff style”. He is best known for his songs “Ruff Ryder Anthem” and “Party Up”, which was nominated for a Grammy. He has also been featured in popular movies such as “Belly” and “Romeo Must Die”. DMX’s career has been tainted with drug addiction and constant battles with the law.