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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View Full Version of PW. It was a bold decision based on two ideas that have framed much of his music. Oct e.a.rl.the, Matthew McDonald rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Hoping to create e.a.r.lthe piece that was as much a document of a glorious moment in hip-hop history, as it was the story of a mother and a autobiotraphy and the struggles of growing up in the crack-drenched ’80s in NYC, the book has been appreciated by both critics and fans, teachers and readers alike.

Fontaine Limited preview – Did you miss me? All I was thinking about was how my mother was going to whip my ass because I wasn’t supposed to be outside.

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

When I was one, my mother’s mom died and even though she didn’t grow up with her, my mother lost the only other person she felt she could look to for help. Nov 29, James Brechin rated autobiograpby did not like it.


And from what I’ve heard, DMX is not like me. Nov 16, Yuting Hong rated it it was amazing.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. One night I had to go back to the hospital three different times because the drugs they were sending me home with kept making me sick. Why my mother couldn’t give me the names of some of the other men she dated, I don’t know. The main c E. But then sometimes wouldn’t even make sense. It was bad because she already had a two-year-old, Bonita, and hadn’t planned on having another baby.

It really autobioggaphy me wonder if this is actually thoughts of his or if he just popped off with the first thing that came to mind.

Then you gotta check this one out! When I tried to get up, this white lady with a clipboard was standing over me; she must have been checking parking meters or something. My biggest problem is what while most of the time he seemed to talk or write straight from the heart, other times it was stilted. DMX’s realness has always attracted me and it was good to see that portrayed in his autobiography too.

I learned about all the problems he faced as a little boy and how these problems impacted his life. I purchased this book as an adoring fan and I was not disappointed.

E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX – DMX, Smokey D. Fontaine – Google Books

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. He also spoke about God at dms times.


Now I know what “school street” means when DMX barks it out in his songs! He loves his autobiograaphy. Feb 27, jessica rated it it was amazing. This was a great read Sep 10, Saqib Ahmed rated it liked it.

Earl Simmons is quite Brilliant The impact was so hard, I got knocked halfway up the street, off the way under a parked car. It was almost like he tried to make himself come off as more imtelligent when in actuality his words just ran around in circles and most of the time made no sense whatsoever. But one thing im amazed by is the amount of detail and information he recalls from the past.


Discover what to read next. It was almost like he ov to make himself come off as more imtelligent when in I wanted to read this because I’ve liked some of DMX’s music since he came out. He lives in New York. When you take a beating at homeyou got no where to go you just gotta take it.