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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Earl always an inspiration. I would read this book time and time again!!!! He re-clasps the silver dog chain that he wears around his neck and og waiting for his bodyguards to pack up the equipment, jumps in his car, punches the accelerator and quickly pulls onto the highway.

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

Throughout all of this there are also many ups and downs about his life that make the book intriguing. The whine of his engine almost drowns out his words, but autobilgraphy smile says it all.

I immediately wanted to go to the store but the problem was that I knew I had to cross Riverdale Avenue to get there, and that was a pretty major trip for a kid my age. My shit used to be real bad. My mother was on public assistance and it was really hard for her to take care of us and pay all the bills and the rent at the same time. Hope it gets better for him, and i will always be a fan of his music.

I didnt like this book because i was very interested in it so i feel it was to short. My mother used to have to take me to the emergency room and they would often end up keeping dmd overnight.

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All I was thinking about was how my mother was going to whip my ass because I wasn’t supposed to djx outside. Sep 21, Cameron rated it it was amazing.


May 28, Josh Ruiz rated it really liked it. Half of the kids in the ghetto get a little bit of money when they reach a certain age for something that happened to them when they were younger. Although, I knew this book existed for years, I mainly picked up it up recently out of curiousity since DMX and Tashera are currently a part of a reality tv series. I don’t believe he is as righteous as he describes himself “a thug with a golden heart” Paperbackpages.

While I thought the writing was great, the book is very manipulative and biased I know, I know; I shouldn’t be surprised since it’s an autobio, but still.

I only picked the book up because I enjoy reading about people so unlike me. I inherited a bunch of allergies from her and bronchial asthma from my father. Luckily, I didn’t break anything, so I got better in autobiogrwphy few weeks, but what hurt the most was when I found out later that I could have gotten some e.ar.l.the from the accident.

I remember not wanting to put the book down and reading all night. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It showed me a new way of how some people live and what a lot of people been through. When he’s recounting his felonious activities and even his start in the rap game you feel as if your standing right there next to him.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Okay, this book was way too funny. You know those autobiogrqphy that bounce all crazy and go in different directions? He details his life and how he came to be and where he is today.

He also spoke about God at certain times.

DMX to be dx is my idol and i look up to him in a lot of way. But for some reason, even though I was badly hurt, I didn’t feel nothing. But this is no quickie celebrity biography: Can I read this book autobuography free?

It’s always unnerving when you read about unrepentant criminals and their constant attempts to justify their behavior. This book was an autobiography about a well known rapper Earl simmons Aka dmx.


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

And for all the reasons anyone would but the ending I think, leaves One with far too little Hope Feb 27, jessica rated it it was amazing.

This brotha truly raps about his experiences. And from what I’ve heard, DMX is not like me. Green rated it really liked it. Despite all the odds that were stacked against him, DMX persevered to be a top selling artists and gain the fame and notiriety he always wanted Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Despite all the odds After reading E. Open Preview See a Problem? Beginning with his early life, DMX has had to fight for everything in his life, from the attention his mother showed other men to where his next meal would come from.

This was rather disappointing and let me tell you why. If you think you had it bad, wait until you read about what DMX had to go through to get where he is at today, it didn’t seem real.

A few weeks earlier, Earl Simmons agreed to tell the story of his life. What are you here for? May 29, Darnetta autobioography it really liked it. It really makes me wonder if this is actually thoughts of his or if he just popped off with the first thing that came to mind. In this book I learned so much about the rapper. I’m still a DMX fan though he did things that made me shake my head.

There are also minor mentions of rape, blatant homophobia more specifically lesbophobia and, of course, your run-of-the-mill drugs, sex, and profanity.