Nas Can’t Wait For DMX’s Posthumous ‘Exodus’ Album

New York rapper Nas is ready for DMX’s posthumous album. The hip-hop veteran has stepped up to promote and share his anticipation for the late Def Jam icon’s upcoming Exodus album.

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Nas Can’t Wait For DMX’s Album

Nasir Jones went to his Instagram page to hype up the new album. The late rapper’s former Belly co-star also shared its artwork and drop date.


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Nas can’t wait for DMX’s new album.

Swizz Beatz Announces Exodus Album

Ruff Ryders and producer Swizz Beatz broke the news of X’s new album. The powerhouses announced plans for the project to arrive ahead of Memorial Day.

As fans around the world continue to celebrate the life of hip-hop icon DMX, his career-long producer and friend Swizz Beatz announces today that the legendary rapper’s posthumous studio album of all new original material, EXODUS, has been set for release on May 28th via Def Jam Recordings. Swizz Beatz – executive producer and producer of EXODUS – issued the following statement: “My brother X was one of the most pure and rare souls I’ve ever met. He lived his life dedicated to his family and music. Most of all, he was generous with his giving and loved his fans beyond measure. This album, X couldn’t wait for his fans all around the world to hear and show just how much he valued each and every single person that has supported him unconditionally.”

Details have since emerged on the project’s artwork and how long it’s been since X put out a studio effort through his former label.

Themes of redemption weave throughout EXODUS, the first Def Jam album by DMX in 18 years, since 2003’s Grand Champ.  The new album shares its name with DMX’s son Exodus Simmons.  The album artwork is by original photographer Jonathan Mannion, who captured some of the most iconic images of DMX throughout his career.

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Kanye West Raises $1 Million For DMX’s Family

In April 2021, reports surfaced about rap star Kanye West’s Yeezy apparel brand partnering with fashion house Balenciaga to produce tribute shirts for DMX, which went on sale the day of DMX’s public memorial service in Brooklyn.

The shirts retailed for $200 and reportedly sold out in 24 hours. They raked in 1 million dollars in profit for the family of the American Music Award winner, who died on April 9 at 50 years old.

X Now Officially Has A Day

Recently, New York stepped up as a city to honor the late hip-hop icon in a special way. The New York State Senate has reportedly declared a national day for the rapper and will officially recognize it from this point on.

From here on out, New York will honor December 18th — the late hip-hop icon’s birthday — as DMX Day. The news was announced by Erica Ford, co-founder of gun violence prevention organization Life Camp, and Priscilla Echi, a Westchester community activist, during a church service on Sunday, April 25th. The service was aired on BET as DMX’s “Homegoing Celebration”. (CoS)