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By Paul Kruppa on May 10th, 2021 - 9:07 pm

Only a few weeks after the tragic death of DMX, a first posthumous album is about to be released. The release, entitled "Exodus", was announced for May 28, 2021 by producer Swizz Beatz and X 'Label Def Jam, among others. A cover artwork also went online.

DMX 'posthumous album "Exodus" announced

The cover of DMX's first posthumous album (stream this artist on Apple Music) is completely black and white. Photographer Jonathan Mannion took the picture that brings the concise neck tattoo of the deceased US rapper to the fore.

Swizz Beatz took on the role of executive producer on Dark Man X's eighth studio album. He also announced in a press statement with what anticipation the US rap legend was looking forward to the release of the record.

“My brother X was one of the purest and most extraordinary souls I have ever met. He dedicated his life to his family and music. Most of all, he was generous and loved his fans beyond measure. This album, X couldn't wait that his fans all over the world would hear it and show how much he valued every single person who supported him unconditionally. "

("My brother X was one of the most pure and rare souls I've ever met. He lived his life dedicated to his family and music. Most of all, he was generous with his giving and loved his fans beyond measure. This album , X couldn't wait for his fans all around the world to hear and show just how much he valued each and every single person that has supported him unconditionally. ")

Snoop Dogg recently revealed in an interview that DMX had finished the upcoming album after the mutual Verzuz battle last summer at his place in Los Angeles. "He never left, he stayed in L.A. and rented my studio and made his entire album," Snoop told Hot 97.

All further information about the first posthumous album by DMX including possible feature guests can be found here:

This is how it is about DMX's new album

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