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DMX For President!

DMX For President!


This interview with the rapper in XXL magazine totally blows my mind.

XXL: Are you following the presidential race?

DMX: Not at all.

You’e not? You know there’s a Black guy running, Barack Obama and then there’s Hillary Clinton.

His name is Barack?!

Barack Obama, yeah.



What the fuck is a Barack?! Barack Obama. Where he from, Africa?

Yeah, his dad is from Kenya.

Barack Obama?


What the fuck?! That ain’t no fuckin’ name, yo. That ain’t that nigga’s name. You can’t be serious. Barack Obama. Get the fuck outta here.

You’re telling me you haven’t heard about him before.

I ain’t really paying much attention.

I mean, it’s pretty big if a Black…

Wow, Barack! The nigga’s name is Barack. Barack? Nigga named Barack Obama. What the fuck, man?! Is he serious? That ain’t his fuckin’ name. Ima tell this nigga when I see him, “Stop that bullshit. Stop that bullshit” [laughs] “That ain’t your fuckin’ name.” Your momma ain’t name you no damn Barack.

So you’re not following the race. You can’t vote right?


Is that why you’re not following it?

No, because it’s just – it doesn’t matter. They’re gonna do what they’re gonna do. It doesn’t really make a difference. These are the last years.

But it would be pretty big if we had a first Black president. That would be huge.

I mean, I guess… What, they gon’ give a dog a bone? There you go. Ooh, we have a Black president now. They should’ve done that shit a long time ago, we wouldn’t be in the fuckin’ position we in now. With world war coming up right now. They done fucked this shit up then give it to the Black people, “Here you take it. Take my mess.”

Right, exactly.

It’s all a fuckin’ setup. It’s all a setup. All fuckin’ bullshit. All bullshit. I don’t give a fuck about none of that.

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You have to live under a rock not to know who Barack Obama is today. This brotha ain’t got a clue. My nephew buys everything DMX, I’m on a mission now to make sure my sister keeps him well-rounded ’cause he sho’ won’t learn anything of any merit from this fool. Does he live on the moon?


It’s a shame he’s so uniformed. Not to mention the fact that he’s a known rapper speaking to youth through music and to demean this brother for his name because he doesn’t believe Barack Obama is his God-given name? How sad. What does he say when challenged about “his” name? DMX? I’m sure his mother looked him in the eyes as a newborn infant and thought, “Yes, DMX is the perfect monicker for my future rapper!” Give me a break….SAD.


I just saw Chris Rock’s show last week and he had some pretty good bits about Barack. Basically saying you cant get any blacker than that, and all sorts of stuff. Roots and The Commodores references (not Lionel) and all.

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