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Rap's Culture of Gun Violence

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Earl Simmons adopted the stage name DMX, short for Dark Man X. He’s been arrested multiple times for petty offenses, like animal cruelty and driving without a license to more serious charges like weapons possession and impersonating a federal agent and car-jacking. Somehow he’s skirted serious jail time.