DMX Says Ruff Ryders Will Reunite For Tour
The Ruff Ryders are looking to once again shut’em down as rapper DMX is the second member this month to confirm there are plans for a reunion tour in the works.
"We are all family and we're going to come back stronger than when we left ... It's going to take the nation by storm," X told TMZ Thursday (January 19).
Just last week, the first lady of the group, Eve, told the entertainment news site, “I'm sure you'll see Ruff Ryders back together.”
A Ruff Ryders reunion album was planned for 2008 but never materialized. This time, though, the possibility of a reunion is greater as the energetic leader DMX is staying away from run-ins with the law and focusing on music.
DMX has had his share of legal troubles over the past few years and since his release from prison last July, he began to mount his comeback with freestyles, performances and even mopping the floor of a Waffle House.
With everything in DMX’s favor right now, 2012 is looking to be the year of the dog as he plans on releasing his first album since 2006 and, of course, embark on the reunion tour.
"We are all family and we're going to come back stronger than when we left ... It's going to take the nation by storm.”
Along with Eve, DMX says fellow members Swizz Beatz, Drag-On and Murda-Mook are already on board and he says he hasn’t spoken to The L.O.X about it yet, but believes they will be down too.
Joaquin “Waah” Dean, CEO of Ruff Ryders Entertainment, has already began to book several venues across the country in anticipation of the reunion.—Nicholas Sella