July 26, 2013 |
Rapper DMX has been arrested again, this time on suspicion of DUI. The rapper, 42, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Friday in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence as well as not having a driver's license, according to Greenville County officials who spoke to the Associated Press. A trooper received a call about a possible DUI driver and then saw the hip-hop star driving erratically in his Plymouth station wagon, a spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol told E!
February 13, 2013 |
Rapper DMX was arrested in South Carolina early Wednesday on a charge of driving without a license. The rapper recently completed a stint behind bars after his probation was revoked for the same reason and because he refused to submit to a drug test. The 42-year-old entertainer, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested after police said they saw him leaving a gas station in Greer, in northwestern South Carolina, around 1 a.m., the Associated Press reported. He was taken to jail, then released after paying a fine.
December 3, 2012 |
In September, a good portion of the Internet lighted up with the news that DMX -- rapper, actor, one-time Ruff Ryder -- was somehow unfamiliar with Google, at least in the form the search engine takes on a computer screen . Two months later, however, we can rest easy knowing that DMX's curious pop-cultural ignorance does not extend to something nearly as ubiquitous as Google: Christmas carols. In a video posted to YouTube on Monday, the rapper accepts a challenge at New York's Power 105.1 FM to deliver "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," then proceeds to bark his way through the holiday standard with a charm we at Pop & Hiss didn't know he had. What's more, he accompanies himself by beating a tabletop in time to the music.
August 26, 2011
Richards' book rocks Keith Richards has gone platinum as an author. The Rolling Stone's memoir, "Life," has sold more than 1 million copies since coming out last fall. "Hail to the Keef!" Little, Brown and Co. publisher Michael Pietsch said in a statement Thursday, noting that "Life" was among the bestselling rock memoirs of all time. Richards, 67, received more than $7 million for his book, which received almost universal raves. —Associated Press New King chiller eschews print Stephen King is back in the e-book game.
December 27, 2010
EVENTS Snow Days Who says you can't have it all in L.A.? During the annual celebration, kids can run amok in a real winter snowscape, with all the attendant snowmen, snowball fights and snow angels that come along with it. Rounding out the season's offerings are a host of winter crafts, including snowflake making, pine cone ornaments and cookie decoration. Kidspace Children's Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults and children over age 1; members free.
January 31, 2009 |
Rapper DMX was sentenced to 90 days in jail Friday for convictions on theft, drug-possession and animal-cruelty charges. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, also was placed on at least 18 months' supervised probation by Maricopa County Superior Court Commissioner Phemonia Miller. Simmons pleaded guilty Dec. 30 to three felony counts -- theft, possession or use of marijuana, and possession or use of narcotic drugs -- and one misdemeanor count of animal cruelty.