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Earl Simmons (December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021), known professionally as DMX (short for "Dark Man X"), was an American rapper and actor. He began rapping in the early 1990s and released his debut album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, to both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling 251,000 copies within its first week of release. DMX released his best-selling album, ... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of DMX has received more than 2,564,376 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). DMX is the 555th most popular singer (up from 1,379th in 2019), the 3,175th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,548th in 2019) and the 163rd most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, DMX ranks 555 out of 3,528Before him are Waylon Jennings, Noel Gallagher, Maria Bethânia, Anne Sofie von Otter, Loredana Bertè, and Geri Halliwell. After him are Paul Robeson, J-Hope, Marcia Barrett, Bobby Kimball, James Blunt, and Line Renaud.

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Among people born in 1970, DMX ranks 49Before him are Marco Pantani, Andrej Plenković, Phillip Cocu, Sadiq Khan, Patrick M'Boma, and Chris O'Donnell. After him are Paul Thomas Anderson, Amaury Nolasco, Heather Graham, Malena Ernman, Ronald de Boer, and Vince Vaughn. Among people deceased in 2021, DMX ranks 234Before him are Hilton Valentine, Yvon Douis, Louis Andriessen, Art Metrano, Helmut Jahn, and Mustafa Ben Halim. After him are Roberto Calasso, Henri Schwery, Jovenel Moïse, Milkha Singh, Norberto Boggio, and Tahir Salahov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, DMX ranks 3,175 out of 18,182Before him are Julian Rotter (1916), Jackie Cooper (1922), Frank Beard (1949), Raymond Smullyan (1919), Howard S. Becker (1928), and John Barth (1930). After him are Abe Vigoda (1921), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Albert Ghiorso (1915), GG Allin (1956), Gordon Mitchell (1923), and Neil Simon (1927).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, DMX ranks 163Before him are Emmylou Harris (1947), Howlin' Wolf (1910), Mos Def (1973), Sheryl Crow (1962), Barbara Hendricks (1948), and Waylon Jennings (1937). After him are Paul Robeson (1898), Bobby Kimball (1947), Fergie (1975), Del Shannon (1934), Brenda Lee (1944), and Wilson Pickett (1941).

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