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

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Harper Collins, Oct 21, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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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 demons and sins of his past continue to haunt him.

This is the story of Earl Simmons.

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Okay, this book was way too funny. This was rather disappointing and let me tell you why. Earl was always boasting about how intelligent he was as a child. But then sometimes wouldn't even make sense. You can understand why he has all that anger, due to that traumatising past. but he was very manipulative just like teachers described. But one thing im amazed by is the amount of detail and information he recalls from the past. Reading the book you can picture it all because of the amount of descriptive info. I couldn't help but feel sorry for him, but im sorry to say he is lost. And has been for a very long time. Hope it gets better for him, and i will always be a fan of his music. But as far as the book goes, disappointing! 

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How can I not say I LOVED it!!! XOX ?? I had not nearly enough time to Learn enough of about this rather interestingly, Told Visual agreement for his Life...Happenstance.
I DID LOVE IT!! And
for all the reasons anyone would but the ending I think, leaves One with far too little Hope...Earl Simmons is quite Brilliant......I Need More...
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About the author (2003)

Smokey D. Fontaine is the former music editor of The Source and coauthor of What's Your HI-FI Q? He has written extensively about the entire spectrum of hip-hop and rhythm and blues for more than a decade. He lives in New York.

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