A legend and creative genius in the hip-hop game, Swizz Beatz tapped in the KDAY Morning Show hosts CeCe and Romeo to discuss his late friend, rapper DMX. With X’s family and close friends, as well as fans and those a part of the hip-hop community continues to mourn the sudden loss of an iconic talent, Swizz allows the KDAY hosts to get a more in-depth look at X’s character.
Beatz candidly shared that DMX always wanted his past faults and his struggle with addiction to serve as help and an opportunity for others to learn from his own mistakes. As Swizz knew X from the early age of 14, the multi-faceted producer and artist spoke on some things that many may not have known about X, being that he was an extremely giving person and made huge philanthropic efforts.
As X’s final album ‘Exodus’ hits streaming platforms May 27, 2021, Swizz details how the recent Verzuz appearance with Snoop Dogg and DMX built the New York native’s confidence again, which led to the production of what would have been titled ‘It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot Again’ project. The album shows the return of Swizz and DMX exclusively working together again after a nearly 14-year hiatus from complete album collaborations.
Swizz goes on to speak about this current rematch Verzuz with Timbaland, the forthcoming Bow Wow and Soulja Boy, and much more.
Watch the full interview with the #KDAYMorningShow below!