We examine what DMX accomplished in terms of how successful his albums were. He is an American rapper. We try to keep track of the total number of albums.
It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, DMX’s debut studio album from 1998, peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and was awarded a 4-Platinum certification.
The second album by DMX, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, released the same year and has since sold 3.5 million copies.
DMX released five straight number-one albums from 1998 to 2003, including the aforementioned two as well as And Then There Was X (1999), The Great Depression (2001), and Grand Champ (2003).
The Billboard Hot 100 featured eleven of DMX’s solo singles, including “Party Up (Up in Here),” “What’s My Name?,” “What These Bitches Want,” and “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem.”
With album sales of 23.3 million as of June 2014, DMX was the fifth best-selling rap or hip-hop artist in the United States during the Nielsen SoundScan era.