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DMX

Anointed the next Tupac Shakur by the hip-hop press, the performer DMX has one of the better voices in rap: low, raw, charismatic. In fact, one could say he sounds like a cross between Barry White and McGruff the Crime Dog. However, DMX doesn't share McGruff's anticrime leanings: his new album, like his last, which went double platinum, is seething with viciousness and violence. His lyrics--often simple and clumsy--attack other black people, homosexuals and women. DMX is at his best when he becomes more contemplative, as he does in Coming From, a moving ballad he performs with singer Mary J. Blige....

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