DMX cancelled a week-long tour to entertain troops in Kuwait and Iraq, offering no explanation according to a press release issued by the USO. “We are extremely disappointed that DMX decided not to complete the tour he asked us to arrange for him,” said John Hanson, USO senior vice president for marketing and communications. “When we announced this tour, troops were extremely excited about the possibility of seeing a performer they admired. We understand their disappointment.”
DMX performed in Chicago, Illinois on July 26th at House of Blues. Check out pictures from PRPhotos.
DMX performed at BB Kings on Saturday (July 22) in New York City. Check out pictures from FilmMagic.
DMX turned down a plea deal in a case relating to a traffic arrest –an incident that prompted an appropriately rapping response. The driving incident came after the rapper went off in a courtroom in an earlier incident after being served with a paternity suit.
Video footage at TMZ.com has since been removed.
The New York Daily News reports BET quickly moved to a commercial during its live music show ‘106 and Park’ on Wednesday (July 12) when DMX brought a bottle of Pink vodka on the set and tried to drink it on camera.
DMX promoted his new reality show ‘Soul of A Man’ on ‘106 and Park’ on Wednesday (July 12) at BET Studios in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.
DMX tells MTV Europe he’s considering a name change. “I think I’m going to have to do that soon for spiritual reasons,” the rapper said about shedding the Dark Man X name. X also said he was thinking about the name Dog, but he wasn’t sure. “It’s just the whole Dark Man thing,” he continued. “Because if you look at it, from a spiritual point of view, the Bible teaches us that we can speak things into existence. … And Dark Man, you know, it may not be the best name for me.” Read more.
DMX hosted a listening party for ‘Year of the Dog Again’ at Sony Studios on May 11th in New York City. Check out pitcures from WireImage.
A judge in Buffalo has already ordered DMX to pay $5,000 a month in temporary support to Davita Oden, who says DMX is the father of her 4-year-old daughter, Jada. Now, Oden’s lawyer Suzanne Kimberly Bracker is looking for $10,000 more per month. “DMX did the DNA test,” Bracker tells The New York Daily News. “He admitted paternity, then he tried to deny it.” A decision is expected on that case in the next couple of weeks.
Life Style Extra reports DMX has accepted a police caution after he was arrested at Heathrow airport for abusing cabin crew. “Heathrow Police were called at 12:05 PM on Saturday to reports of a passenger causing a disturbance on an inbound aircraft,” a Scotland Yard spokeswoman explained. “The plane landed at approximately 12:15 PM and a 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being verbally abusive to cabin crew. He was taken to the police station and later released with a caution.”