The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart in the U. Later that year in December, DMX released his second album, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood.
It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, where it remained for three consecutive weeks. It was his third album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200. After improving his legal situation (see section "Legal Issues"), DMX returned to the studio to complete his fourth album, The Great Depression.
But just two months ago, Lafferty seemed to be at pains to keep the affair secret, tweeting: ‘I am not dating any one particular person at the moment… It sounds like a cliche but I still haven’t met the “one”, I guess.’ Yet sources close to the 6ft2in former high school basketball player insist the pair have been an item ‘for a while’.‘That’s old news,’ said the mother of Rachael Wilson, one of Lafferty’s former girlfriends, whom he dated for more than 18 months.
For even those he has crossed in love hardly have a bad word to say about him.
Even one of his cast-mates on One Tree Hill, whose ex-wife hooked up with Lafferty, says: ‘James and I are friends.
The label eventually agreed to release DMX from their contract.
He released his second single, "Make a Move" in 1994, and made a guest appearance alongside Jay Z, Ja Rule, and Mic Geronimo on the classic underground track "Time To Build" on Mic Geronimo's debut album in 1995.
In 2006, he starred in the reality television series DMX: Soul of a Man, which was primarily aired on the BET cable television network. In 1991, DMX recorded his first demos, Unstoppable Force and Three Little Pigs.
In 2003, DMX published a book of his memoirs entitled, E. His stage name was a tribute to an instrument he used in the 1980s, the Oberheim DMX drum machine; it later was interpreted as "Dark Man X".
It seems he had hitherto been successful at keeping the dalliance under wraps, for reasons best known to himself.
The couple were seen together at a gig in New York in November.
When she appeared on “The Real” last year, Eve said she knew her husband was the one when he saw without her weave.
“According to Eve, after dating Cooper for a year and keeping her hair looking pretty fabulous while in his presence, he saw her at the salon with her natural hair out.
If you have that in a relationship, you’ll get the most out of it.’ For the much younger Eve, the secretive charmer from California is her first big romance.