I was born December 18, , in Mount Vernon, New York, the first and only child of Arnett Simmons and Joe Barker. I’ve always hated my first name because it. E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX | Harper Entertainment. This book was the greatest achievement of my hip-hop writing career. Hoping to create a piece that . The dark journey of a boy who became a man, the man who became an artist, and the artist who became an icon. A talent for rhyme saved his life, but the.

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Feb 18, Pj rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 10, Mike rated it it was amazing. And for e.a.r.l.tje the reasons anyone would but the ending I think, leaves One with far too little Hope I like the way the author took i What i learned from this book is mostly about DMX’s life and a few things that he went through. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nov 30, Tanya Jackson rated it really liked it. I’ve always hated my first name because it always sounded so corny to me and no, I don’t have any middle names.

E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX

And has been for a very long time. Man this guy smoked a lot of crack. You’ll get an empathic view of his upbringing and why may say he’s misunderstood.

What i learned from this book is mostly about DMX’s life and a few things that he went through. All I was thinking about was how my mother was going to whip my ass because I wasn’t supposed to be outside.

E.A.R.L. The Autobiography of DMX

The editing was a bit off as well as the timeline, but overall it was what I expected. He lives in Dmxx York. When you take a beating at homeyou got no where to go you just gotta take it. Interesting to read about DMXs life and how he came up into the industry.


I was playing by myself in the street and found a dime. I look forward to his future endeavors beyond the cell, of course.

A few weeks earlier, Earl Simmons agreed to tell the story of his life. The whine of his engine almost drowns out his words, but the smile says it all. L” definitely doesn’t disappoint. Green rated it really liked it.

Apr 08, John L. It was the best book of biographies i have ever read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Overall, this book was a pretty good read and gives us a glimpse into his life, from birth to the late 90’s. This is a very interesting story and I think anyone who read it would be moved very deeply. Earl Simmons is quite Brilliant Jul 12, Brion Williams w.a.r.l.the it it was amazing. I couldn’t help but feel sorry for him, but im sorry to say he is lost.

To ask other readers questions about E. Despite all the odds that were stacked against him, DMX persevered to be a top selling artists and gain the fame and notiriety he always wanted I remember many scary nights waking up not being able to breathe. I can imagine how folks must have felt to see a little boy pushed under a car like that, though. He off the silver dog chain that he wears around his neck and without waiting for his bodyguards to pack up the equipment, jumps in his car, punches the accelerator and quickly pulls onto the highway.

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I learned about all the problems he faced e.a.r.lt.he a little boy and e.a.r.l.tye these problems impacted his life. He This isn’t a book I would suggest to anyone looking for a great work of literatue, but if you’re interested in hearing about the ridiculous and outrageous story of Earl Simmons aka DMX then you’ve autobiographg to the right place.


At first she is like any other mom who is defensive of their child but as time progresses and DMX misbehaves more and more dmd becomes strict. I wanted to read this because I’ve liked some of DMX’s music since he came out. So when I found out that he had written an autobiography, I instantly headed to Borders and bought it. I enjoyed every minute of it. Sometimes my asthma got so bad they autoobiography keep me for a whole week and they never could find the right thing to do.

On the eve of his fifth release, DMX with Fontaine, the former music editor of the leading hip-hop magazine, The Source has chosen to tell his own version of his already well-publicized life story. Sep 21, Cameron rated it it was amazing. While this story is a success, I can’t help but wonder about those who have been and are being raised in similar circumstances that don’t have an outlet such as music and who do not have the perseverance to stick to a craft.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wow, this explains a lot of his behavior, anger, and instability. Anyone who has ever listened to his music will begin to aitobiography what drives his lyrics like many others in the rap game. Oct 04, Matthew McDonald rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: