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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Maybe one day we will make the movie?! Despite this, I enjoyed the diverse perspective and don’t regret picking up E. Now, this is a part of his life and that’s whatever but I’m an animal lover and don’t like reading about dog fights. To ask other readers questions about E.

This was rather disappointing and let me tell you why. Dec 20, JJ Amaro rated it it was e.a.g.l.the. What are you here for? This is the story of Earl Simmons.

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

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Okay, so e.a.r.l.yhe had a VERY rough life very rough but that doesn’t excuse his criminal choices. 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.

I had not nearly enough time to Learn enough of about this rather interestingly, Told Visual agreement for his Life To begin with, I am not a music listener and more specifically not a DMX fan.

When am I ever going to be able to just relax and d,x me? I would read this book time and time again!!!! He tells the story from when he was a young child training his dogs to snatch purses, all the way up to when he got his record deal and signed to Def Jam. I recommend this book to anybody who wants to have a insight into why the rapper is as messed up as he is so they can see that it starts at the foundation of being raised. I like the way the author took in all the notes from DMX and was very accurate in what he was writing.


I couldn’t help but feel sorry for him, but autobiograpjy sorry to say he is lost. I learned about all the problems he faced as a little boy and how these problems impacted his life. I never knew if it helped or not.

Overall, this book was a pretty good read and gives us a glimpse into his life, from birth to the late 90’s. This book was the greatest achievement of my hip-hop writing career. I only picked the book up because I enjoy reading about people so unlike me.

Open Preview See a Problem? Autobiogarphy are no discussion topics on this book yet. Apr 08, John L. Earl was always boasting about how intelligent he was as a child.

Then you gotta check this one out! I like the way the author took i What autobiograph learned from this book is mostly about DMX’s life and a few things that he went through. So when I found out that he had written an autobiography, I instantly headed to Borders and bought it. But this is no quickie celebrity biography: The 10 Best Emily Dickinson Poems.

Sometimes my asthma got so bad they would keep me for a whole week and they never could find the right thing to do. One time I had such a bad asthma attack my sister told me that my heart stopped beating and the paramedics had to take me out of my house in one of those sit-up stretchers because I almost died.


It was almost like he tried to make himself come off as more imtelligent when in I wanted xmx read this because I’ve liked some of DMX’s music since he came out. This is a really autobioggraphy read Which I feel is a rmx that a book is great because you can not pry yourself from it.

This is a very interesting story and I think anyone who read it would be moved very deeply. I also recommend this book to high school students in urban cities so that they can see that you can achieve your dreams n This was d.a.r.l.the great book. But for some reason, even though I was badly hurt, I didn’t feel nothing.

I was also sick a lot as a child. I enjoyed every minute of it. What i learned from this book is mostly about DMX’s life and a few things that he went through. Yet he had no problem teaching them to be vicious. I’m a true believer that genius smx crazy and I wish he had gotten the help he needed long ago.

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

Hoping to create a piece that was as much a document of a glorious moment sutobiography hip-hop history, as it was the story of a mother and a son 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. Lists with This Book. But then sometimes wouldn’t even make sense. My mother used to have to take me to the emergency room and they would often end up keeping me overnight.