It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
DMX - It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
1998 Ratings: #23
May 19, 1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ruff Ryders, Def Jam / Label
Dame Grease, Irv Gotti, P.K., Swizz Beatz / Producer
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Jul 18, 2018
Hypnoglitz
88
What other rapper matches this intensity? Love it.
Jul 7, 2017
90
Kind of blew me away. There's a reason DMX was sitting on the top for, what, a few months? The 2nd half of this album shifts away from his slightly-satirical gangster tracks into an evolving, morphing inquiry into conscience, spirituality, and the presence of god.
Mar 1, 2016
SuedeGripProd
72
Ruff Ryders' Anthem and a couple of others are classic X at his best but a lot of the production on the b-side tracks is wack
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#33/Pitchfork
Track List
  1. Intro
  2. Ruff Ryders' Anthem
  3. Fuckin' wit' D
  4. The Storm
  5. Look Thru My Eyes
  6. Get at Me Dog (feat. Sheek Louch)
  7. Let Me Fly
  8. X-Is Coming
  9. Damien
  10. How's It Goin' Down
  11. Mickey
  12. Crime Story
  13. Stop Being Greedy
  14. Atf
  15. For My Dogs (feat. Drag-On, Loose, Big Stan & Kasino)
  16. I Can Feel It
  17. Prayer
  18. The Convo
  19. Niggaz Done Started Something (feat. The Lox & Mase)
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Added on: August 15, 2014