DMX talks getting tricked smoking crack at 14, in his first ever reveal on what led to the public’s perception of his battle with drugs. For those of you who don’t know, we’ve been directly tied to the DMX and the Ruff Ryders for over 20 years; so this one hits home.
Working directly with these real-right leaders, we’ve seen their transition from the streets to opening jobs for people from their hoods in the industry.
In a recent conversation with Talib Kweli, DMX got emotional in the first ever reveal of what lead to his addition to harder drugs. He went to reveal that his rap mentor laced a blunt with crack, which DMX saw he wouldn’t do to his worst enemy.
The Yonkers legend opened up on how drugs were not his real addition and cited child hood issues were the main cause of his depression. X went to say his upbringing wasn’t the best and said he had to deal with things now as a wiser man.
Take a look at the clip below.