Be Careful

DMX’s interest in hip-hop was piqued while in jail, and he spent much of the ’80s battling, cutting demos, and beatboxing for Ready Ron, a local rapper that took him under his wing as a teenager. In a cruel twist of fate, the man who helped him get his start in hip-hop was also the man who led him down the road to lifelong addiction; Simmons says his first exposure to crack cocaine was in a blunt that Ron had laced without telling him. (Pitchfork)

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