NEGRO PLEASE: My Name Is Earl… I Think.

[Editor's Note: "Blogger's Note" has been taken over by Ron Mexico until further notice]

Previously on “That’s My Mans”:

XXL: What were you doing in between—from the last album to this one, that whole time? What have you been up to?

DMX: Life. I been up to that. It’s been crazy. Fuckin’ police keep on fuckin’ raiding my house and shit for nothing. They took all my fuckin’ guns. All they did is take is take my guns. All they fuckin’ do is fuck my house up and take my guns. That’s all they did. Straight robbed me—that’s what they did.”DMX Interview,

By “life” he means “Earl’s $450,000 Crack Party.”

Oh, you shoulda seent it. They had a pile of crack this high!

I’m a Harlem boy who came up in the Guiliani Gestapo era. I’m the first one to throw up a middle finger at some police misconduct. However, somebody needs to remove this nigga’s guns and rock deposits from the house. He’s a danger. Stranger danger! Fuck last week. In my book, X lost his gun-carrying privileges when he pretended to be an FBI agent and played real-life GTA4 with his homeboy at Kennedy International Airport.

He was on much more than that Nintendo Wiid. (Say it with me now.)

I’ve had several run-ins with DMX since the mid 90s. I’ll tell you from experience that JFK Airport wasn’t the first time homie tried that federal agent shit. It’d usually be my smacked-out uncle beating on my door like the police at 3am, but sometimes it would be X.

I remember this one time as clear as day. You never forget some shit like this:

DMX: *knocking violently* Open the door! ATF!

Ron Mexico: What the fuck? X?

DMX: Open the door, Ronaldo. ATF!

RM: *looking through peephole* X, What the fuck?

DMX: Special Agent Clark. ATF. *flashes badge* I need to come inside.

RM: Fuck I look like, nigga? And where you get that badge from? *pause* I ain’t openin this fuckin door. Fuck you need?

DMX: I need to come inside so we can discuss something.

RM: *sigh* You don’t look so good, my nigga. And I’m pretty sure if I have to open this door it’s gon’ result in you gettin shot. I actually got shit to do in the morning. I’m not trynna be down Central [Booking] tonight. For the last time… What you need?

DMX: *no longer shouting* Aight, ha. Lemme get a 20. *slips money under the door*

RM: *slips 20 sack under door* Go get some sleep, Earl… And call a nigga next time. You know better.

DMX: Ayo!

RM: *still through the door* Yeoo?

DMX: *wiping sweat from face with sleeve* That’s my mans and them! God bless you, Ronaldo!

I’m not one to tell a grown-ass man what he should and should not be doing, especially concerning his doin how he be doin to keep his mind right. But that’s just it–Obviously this nigga’s mind is pretty fuckin far from okay. His high hasn’t exactly been a good look these past few years.

Clearly the man’s been a fiend for some time, but that It’s Dark And Hell It Hot fiend was at least a fun fiend to have around. This “dehydrated”-ass Arizona nigga–not so much.

X and Bizzy Bone need to get up on a project. I could see it now. Heaven’Z Kennelz.

The latest installment of The Misadventures of Dark Man found Earl playing Double Jeopardy in Miami this past week.

First, X is caught driving without a license (which is always awesome outside of your home state), then the nigga tries to cop $45 worth of coke and Wiid from a friendly Dade County undercover detective.

As illustrated in the comments section of the XXL piece, $45 worth of coke and weed isn’t even that much shit. (If that $45 netted him over a gram of either I’d be even more worried.) Why the fuck is he trying to get that shit from someone he doesn’t know from Adam anyway?

Most likely X was gonna be right back in like 20 minutes to re-up. Especially if he was sharing that with his “bitch” waiting in the hotel room car.

We give T.I. a lot of shit these days, but has anyone taken the time to read DMX’s rap sheet? Why the hell is homeboy still terrorizing our nation’s streets on an uninterrupted 15-year rock bender? I’d think him a snitch, but apparently he ain’t leadin the police nowhere if he’ll cop his shit from Officer Tubbs standing at an intersection.

“Nah, man. X just livin’ his life… and the police be comin up in his house for no apparent reason.”

Negro, please.

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  • Pierzy

    I’m not the type of dude to say that somebody needs to go to jail, but this crackhead Earl (Ja Rule called it years ago) damn sure needs to go somewhere. Maybe to a police academy?

    • Deez Nutz

      LOL @ crack party…so is DMX the Tyrone Biggums of Hip Hop? LMAO!

      And didn’t DMX & Bizzy just do a song together? (it was actually not that bad…or was it that night i got that fire from cousin and every song sound good)

      Ron Mexico > Bol & Tom Breihan

      (Ummm…Jackpit…not sure where you at but grab a pillow and get comfortable)

      LMAO @ getting arrested 3x’s in one week

  • northern california bay area

    yeah hes never really been able to cope with boomers death…

    • Pierzy

      Haha – that’s hilarious!

  • Mike Crown

    “Oh, you shoulda seent it. They had a pile of crack this high!”

    LOL!! Way to take it back to season 1!

    I’ve always had an eyebrow raised at X, sumthin bout a grown-ass nigga runnin around barkin just made me wonder what the fuck was up wit dude. Yes he put out his fair share of hard shit a couple years ago, but none of this behavior comes as a surprise.

  • chad bro chill

    he needs to go to rehab cuz church just aint working since he started doing them songs about god i think he got worse

    im dmx my lifes ticking down lik flavs clock
    i love god but i still smoke dem crack rocks!!!

  • Rob the Music Ed

    When has it become cool for rappers to sniff coke? Like that shit is the style now…

    tsk tsk tsk.

    • Ron Mexico

      they talkin about it like it is, rob.

      that wasn’t never some shit to be proud of comin up.

      • Bang

        Dudes be on some lollipop kiss they fathers shit why is this a surprise today

  • 239allday

    Mr. Mexico I appreciate the comic relief. These e-thugs been gettin me heated today. But I’m not gon go as far as to call this nigga a crackhead, Like I said yesterday the nigga just like to smoke dirties.

    P.S. About the X and Bizzy project, haven’t you seen the video for “A Song For You”.

    • ron mexico

      see, but i was talkin about a whole project. like an EP or an LP.

      they found crack on this kid too many times for him not to be a crackhead. i didn’t wanna believe it myself.

  • northern california bay area

    lol, rappers been fuckin with tha yadidi since tha 80s…

    • EReal

      No doubt, why do you think Nas is making songs about “where are they now”?

      Workin at the corner store cause they smoked up all that rap money by 88. LMAO.

  • giantstepp

    X gonna be the Death of X…it’s like watching a train wreck. We all see it coming, we’re just waiting for the final collision. I hope the Homie can get it together because he’s just about done!

    • ron mexico

      it’s like watching omar hobble his way out of that last stash house.

  • coke

    rick James brought coke back. That and the fact its damn near impossible to get pure E these days. I mean coke heads are normally cool, paranoid, but cool. Meth heads are a mess.

  • DJ KMD

    Where is this guy gettin’ $$ to cop from anyway? He hasn’t gotten any serious burn on radio or mixtapes since my voice changed (puberty). And he apparently hasn’t been caught doing any REAL crackhead ish to get $$ yet (i.e. collecting bottles/cans, stealing/selling his momma dresses, etc.). Let me know what you find out. Whatever it is, it’s real low-profile and I may need to make it my new side hustle.

    • E

      how about movies and royalty checks dumbass

      • DJ KMD


        You must actually be on E to think he’s still getting considerable money from that. His music no longer gets played (not saying that it shouldn’t – I still rock to “Get At Me Dog”). And every movie he was in should’ve just been cable movies on Spike or something. Besides what incremental income he may be getting from “entertainment” it can’t be enough for general survival and a drug habit AND BAIL!

  • Brey the Gemini

    DMX is definitely one of my fallen heroes, I am still looking forward to the new album.

    • Decatur Boy

      RE:”I am still looking forward to the new album.”

      new album? Are you smoking what he’s smoking? There is no “New Album”, that what the industry says to keep his name buzzing, dude is through…you understand that? Done. El’Finishdo, Le’outta here, Scumchuvitz



    • Pierzy

      Co-sign all day!

    • Ron Mexico

      haaaa. much respect.

      man i cain’t even front, that blog be havin me like “wtf?”

  • Justice4all

    Dude needs to just find Jesus man, this dude is a classic case of the “Great Fall Offs”, he went from barking and growling, touring all over the world, to a drifter from arizona, buying crack in Miami alley ways. Dude needs to dryout for about 10 years. Somebody “Suge” this fool, maybe he will come to his senses.

  • Dr Flav

    Actually in Cashville (no Curtis tears), grams before the drought was going for $30-35 for soft and you could get served about 2 1/2 grams of midge(mid grade green) for $15 bucks, dude had a nice little party poppin off. BTW I dont know who got it and dont knock on my door and dont dare say the “c word” on my cell! Been reading since Ron Mex, I usually do so on my cell, but I just happened to be on a “sit down” computer today (call me country). Keep up the good work you in good company with Sunday and Bol, I appreciate you not getting caught up in the competition of who’s > than (yes Willie Lynch), since you all bring something unique to the table.

    • Ron Mexico

      did you normally comment with your thumbs?

      god bless the sit-down computer days.

      it’s like when you get to work in the house. sho’s nice!

      thanks for stayin close tho. i really do appreciate it.

      it’s funny to read the comparisons. bol is bol. when sunday pulled the termination stunt i was a little sad at the notion of him leaving as i was coming in.

      i appreciate the inherent love/props in the comparisons, but like you said, we’re all very different animals and i think we make a pretty nice stable/stroll.

      i wouldn’t go as far as to say we’re the “team to beat” yet, though.

      how ’bout them phillies, jackpot?

  • master cheef

    x is fuckin gone. it’s too late, even. i got a feeling it’s going to get more interesting.

    tip’s lawyers made it clear that they were prepared to stretch that trial out for years. r. kelly style. the feds did that deal to go ahead and get the shit over with. they still got to make an example.

  • Dr Flav

    “When has it become cool for rappers to sniff coke? Like that shit is the style now…

    tsk tsk tsk.”

    Run DMC used to snort, you think that thumb move Run used to do with his nose was on some b-boy shit, that fool was trying to catch that post nasal drip. A lot of folk get caught up on soft white, which until they print he g0t caught with hard, Im gonna say DMX is on, dealers got to test that work to see if it will come back and everybody aint got test strips so they take a freeze (taste) or a bump (snort). Just a lil general block info, BTW I understood your blog about 3000, I knew you was just asking why all of the sudden folk jocking 3k now, when he was hot back then, it wasnt a dis at all I saw, I just think you touched their sensitivity when you said get off his dick. LOL

  • NormlWon

    Man…every week you keep toppin yourself. This shit is fuckin hilarious. I’m sitting here reading at fuckin work and suddenly I’m spittin on the computer screen when X goes on the GTA4 bender…Damn..much respect from out west..IE Cali…

  • Hashim Warren

    @chad bro chill

    Does it matter that DMX has mental health issues, dating back to when he was a teenager?

    Jail? Homie needs a doctor. And a wife and friends who will get hime help.

    • Ron Mexico

      see, hashim…

      that’s something else entirely. this country should be ashamed of how it deals with the mentally ill.

      DMX is like best case scenario for misdiagnosed/undiagnosed schizophrenic/bipolar/what have you.

      with that said… all that money, all them resources, he never took the initiative himself to get the help he needed? (i.e.: NOT the rock)

      • smashirony

        no one wants to believe they’ve got mental problems or confirm that by actually going to a doctor – it’s easier to self-medicate. sad.

  • King B

    Yo I know this nigga X fucking up bad I’ll never understand his ways since I bang his cds but I really hope he changes his ways especially that drug shit….oh yeah that lil joke you did on X wasn’t good at all ron leave that shit alone

  • Marko-V

    Wasn’t Rae and Ghost sniffin coke durin the making of OB4CL? And can we now admit that Ja Rule was not trippin when he called DMX Crack Man X? Shouldn’t we feel bad that we rode wit 50 and the dog, seein how now the truth is really startin to be revealed about these cats? I never thought too much of X except he brought energy and how he came into HipHop when it was full of shiny suits. Still, I hate to see anyone ruin their lives like this.
    Get @ me:

    • Ron Mexico

      yeah mane… cocaineblunts… it ain’t just a blog.

      *waits for check*

    • smashirony

      pretty sure the RZA has been cross-country skiing through his whole career… that dude’s pupils haven’t been open more than 1mm since ’89.

    • BIGNAT

      nah i don’t so but i know ghost said in a interview a couple years ago. that he was drinking alot during the whole ob4cl cd

    • Dub Sac

      “congratulations chef, let’s celebrate and sniff an eighth”

      “that night, up in the staircase, cousin had me laced out, skied all out of my face”

      and let’s not forget that intro to Knowledge God…

      even if Ghost and Rae weren’t actually doing coke on OB4CL, they were sure rhyming about it

  • Benicio Del Thoro

    His parents must have done a number on him. Geez louise!

  • Benicio Del Thoro

    His parents must have done a number on him.


    i just wanna know how the fuck does he stay out of jail

  • $ykotic

    New Song!!!!

    “Gimme Some More” RMX

    DMX feat. Amy “Wino” Winehouse

    I can see Dr. Phil salivating right now….

  • henry

    mexico you should put ur picture up in that bar

    • Dub Sac

      Fo rill.

      You been doing Jackpot’s blog longer than Jackpot did his blog. Ain’t it time to make it official?

  • geico lizard

    tmz said dmx got arrested again today. he showed up in court in arizona and they locked him up for another bench warrant.