DMX (Rapper) 17 Tattoos & Their Meanings

DMX was an American rapper, singer, producer, songwriter, and actor who started his rapping career with his debut album ‘It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot’ in 1998. On April 9, 2021, he died because of an overdose of drugs that triggered ‘cardiac arrest.’ He was always famous among his fans for his unique body tats. Let’s scroll further to know more details regarding his several body tattoos along with their meanings.DMX Tattoos

1. ‘Grim Reaper with Pitbull Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Grim Reaper with Pitbull’ tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: This was the first tattoo that DMX got inked. According to the sources, he was not so fond of this tattoo as he believed that this tattoo proved to be the unlucky one for him that had brought several complications in his life.

2. ‘ONE LOVE BOOMER’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘ONE LOVE BOOMER’ tattoo on his back.

Meaning: DMX had got the tattoo on his back that reads ‘ONE LOVE BOOMER’ with the portrait of a dog. He got this tattoo inked for one of his pet dogs who was shot dead by the police when he and his dog were trying to run away from the police.

3. ‘EXODUS 1:7’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘EXODUS 1:7’ tattoo on his throat area.

Meaning: DMX had got the tattoo of his 15th son, Exodus, who was born to his fiance, Desiree Lindstrom, on August 16, 2016.

4. Quote Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Quote’ tattoo on his abdominal area.

Meaning: DMX had got the tattoo of a quote that says,

THE TRUE WORTH OF A MAN IS NOT MEASURED BY WHAT HE DOES FOR HIMSELF BUT WHAT HE DOES FOR SOMEONE ELSE-X.”

5. ‘Quote by Doris Mortman’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Quote by Doris Mortman’ tattoo on his right arm.

Meaning: DMX had got the tattoo of the quote by an American author, Doris Mortman, that says,

Until you make peace with who you are, you will never be content with what you have.”

6. ‘JESUS’ tattoo on his right forearm

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Meaning: DMX got this tattoo inked by the tattoo artist, Creeps, in 2008.

7. ‘Property of Tashera Simmons’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Property of Tashera Simmons’ tattoo on his right arm.

Meaning: Tashera Simmons was DMX’s wife with whom he married for 11 years and had four children; Xavier, Tacoma, Sean, and Praise Mary Ella.

8. ‘BFW’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘BFW’ tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Meaning: ‘BFW’ means ‘Built For War’.

9. ‘DOGZ LIFE’ tattoo on his left forearm

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10. Tattoo on his left forearm

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11. Tattoo on his right arm

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12. Tattoo on his right forearm

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13. ‘Born: 1972 Died: Never’ tattoo on his left forearm

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14. ‘Kato RIP’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘RIP Kato’ tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: DMX had got this tattoo inked for his dearest friend, Kato, who died in December 2016.

15. Tattoo on his left arm

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16. ‘Twin Tower’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘DMX’ tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Meaning: This tattoo was inked by the tattoo artist, Creep. In an interview, DMX had said,

drank a whole f–king gallon of Henny just to get through that s–t.”

17. Tattoo on his left arm

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