DMX Joins Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, & Forest Whitaker In Music Video For Upcoming Netflix Show
Rapper DMX (actual name Earl Simmons), 48, joins a list of heavy hitters in a new music video for the upcoming Netflix show, Godfather of Harlem starring actor, Forest Whitaker on Wednesday (Sept. 11). In the photo, DMX was spotted behind the scenes with Miami rapper Rick Ross, and super producer, Swizz Beatz. The Ruff Rider rapper posted a photo of the group of guys sharing a glass of liquor.
The rappers have been reportedly on set filming for their single “Just in Case.” Ross shared a snippet of his verse on Instagram in August.
His stylist gave a small hilarious insight on styling the legendary rapper for the video shoot. She shares on Instagram,
“Part a single of my day… I had my incredibly personal dmx challenge If y’all knew the fight we had to not have him place his timbs or tshirt on ! lol but I told him we had to get a tommy buns moment a single time ! So we had to do the Saint Laurent boot.”
Right after receiving his appear ideal, a fan asked DMX how immediately did he transform his designer footwear back into his signature timberland boots. The rapper responded,
In a current interview, Swizz Beatz touched on the collaboration for the Netflix show. He explains,
“I just really like the way it is like, [sings] “open up my window once again, open up my window once again. It is just actually receiving back to it. It moves you. I really like the way Ross narrates the story, and I really like the way X is coming in, actually bringing that grit to it.”
“It does not really feel secure, and the show is absolutely not secure. It paints the image and sets the tone for the film, as men and women will see in this premiere coming up. It is a lot of great songs, but that on ideal there may perhaps be the a single. As I stated, they’re actually all distinct vibes, but that a single ideal there produced me say, “Okay, Bumpy’s back.”
Godfather of Harlem tells the correct story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson. Right after a decade in prison, Johnson returns to his neighborhood, which he after ruled, to now be controlled by the Italian mob. For the duration of the brutal quest to take back the residence that was after his, he types an alliance with Malcolm X. The series is set to premiere on EPIX on Sept. 29.
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