DMX released his 2nd LP “flesh of my flesh blood of my blood’ today, 22 years ago

On this day in 1998, legendary hip hop artist ‘DMX’ released his second studio album, “Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood.” After his debut album “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot”, a little more than seven months was gone. The album entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at number 1, with over 670,000 units shipped in the 1st week.

American rapper is the 2nd rapper to have two albums released in the same calendar year debut at number 1 on US Billboard 200. the first being 2Pac with All Eyez on Me (February 1996) and The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (November 1996).

The tracks that led the album’s success were the dark and cold, autobiographical “Slippin’” and the Swizz Beatz produced “No Love 4 Me” featuring then Ruff Ryders newcomer Drag-On.

check out the full track list here: