DMX Pens Autobiography, Finishes New Album

DMX recently finished writing "E.A.R.L.:

The Autobiography of DMX." Co-authored by veteran music journalist Smokey

D. Fontaine, the 352 page book chronicles DMX's early childhood, how he became

a rapper & his exploits as an international star. "E.A.R.L. is poised

to become the most gut-wrenching story of the hip-hop generation," Fontaine

told The book hits shelves November 5th.

In related news, DMX is in Chicago putting the

final touches on the follow up to 2001's multi-platinum The Great Depression.

The single, "Who We Be," from the album was nominated for two MTV

Video Music Awards, for Best Rap Video and Breakthrough Video. Dark Man X can

also be heard on Jerzee Monet's single, "Most High." X discovered

her while he was on tour.