In 2006, he starred in the reality television series DMX: Soul of a Man, which was primarily aired on the BET cable television network. In 1991, DMX recorded his first demos, Unstoppable Force and Three Little Pigs.
In 2003, DMX published a book of his memoirs entitled, E. His stage name was a tribute to an instrument he used in the 1980s, the Oberheim DMX drum machine; it later was interpreted as "Dark Man X".
After its release, he informed the public that he planned to retire, and that Grand Champ would be his final album.
which features hit singles including "Where the Hood At? In 2009, DMX claimed he would pursue preaching in Jersey City, New Jersey but will also continue to produce music.
On January 15, 2015 it was announced by DMX's brother/manager Montana that DMX was no longer signed to Seven Arts Music and that they would be taking legal action against Seven Arts Music for the unauthorized release of Redemption of the Beast stating: Seven Arts Entertainment had no right to put out a new album.
The only contract DMX had was for Undisputed & that came out two years ago.
Within one week of the album's release, 670,000 units were shipped. Its most popular single, "Party Up", became his first Top Ten hit on the R&B charts. Released October 23, 2001, it was his fourth album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200, featuring the singles "Who We Be", "We Right Here", and "Shorty Was The Bomb".
Despite the album's triple Platinum certification, its commercial and critical success was lower than his previous album.
DMX said that he wanted the feud to end when he was released from jail in 2005: "Gotti came to me in jail and said I want to make peace with you and him.acquired United Music Media Group's music assets (which included a catalog of DMX's music), and signed DMX to a two album deal.During a performance at New York's Santos Party House on December 25, 2011, DMX stated that the new album will be entitled Undisputed and would be released on March 26, 2012. In 2013, DMX announced he had begun working on his eighth studio album.While in prison, DMX stated that he had a purpose for being there: "I came here to meet somebody...
Don't know who it was, but I'll know when I see him. And that message is Jesus loves them." DMX had multiple extramarital affairs during his marriage to Simmons, some of which produced children.
The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart in the U. Later that year in December, DMX released his second album, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood.