Just when the rap world were mourning the tragic death of DMX, one of hip hop’s finest yet most underrated icons, Def Jam Records posthumously released the highly anticipated Exodus, the eighth studio album from the late rapper.
The tenacious artist, Earl “DMX” Simmons, who openly shared his struggles with mental illness and substance abuse, has the last chapter of his fervent story inked within Exodus. However, it’d be more fitting to deem Exodus a tribute rather than the ultimate culmination of a legacy; an album sounding more pieced together than it is authentically told by DMX himself.
With DMX‘s passing shortly before the completion of what was intended to be a revival album, Swizz Beatz pulled through to finish the artist’s final studio album –
Executively produced by Swizz Beatz, while released by Def Jam Records, Exodus reins in an elite collective of voracious artists for a paramount force featuring JAY-Z, NAS, The LOX, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Usher, Moneybagg Yo, Westside Gunn, Benny the Butcher, and more.
Listen now below.