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DMX On Getting Tricked Into Smoking Crack At 14 By His Rap Mentor

LEGENDS & ICONS OF HIP HOP - Post By Kevin Douglas

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(Via Uproxx Youtube) In this clip from next week’s “People’s Party with Talib Kweli,” legendary rapper and songwriter DMX gets raw about getting tricked into smoking crack at age 14 by his rap mentor, Ready Ron. While speaking, DMX allows himself to be completely vulnerable — and the conversation widens to discuss the importance of emotional honesty, particularly amongst young, Black men. It’s a clip full of pathos, pain, and even humor.

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