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DMX: It's Dark and Hell Is Hot (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) ***

Miles Marshall Lewis, Rolling Stone, 9 July 1998

NEW YORK-SPAWNED RAPPER DMX has been priming listeners for his debut for months, reciting scene-stealing stanzas on releases by L.L. Cool J, Ice Cube and Mase, among others. And now that his moment is here, he's making the most of it.

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