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Streams of DMX’s music soar by 928 per cent following his death

Streams of DMX‘s music elevated by 928 per cent following his death last week at the age of 50.

The rapper, whose actual identify was Earl Simmons, passed away on Friday (April 9) after suffering a heart attack the previous week.

Streams of DMX’s music spiked within the US within the days following his loss of life, in response to preliminary studies to MRC Information (by way of Billboard).

His songs racked up a collective whole of 75.7 million on-demand streams (audio and video mixed) on April 9 and 10 – a determine up by 928 per cent in comparison with the 7.36 million they earned on April 7 and eight.

His most-streamed songs on April 9 and 10 had been ‘Ruff Ryders’ Anthem’ (9.59 million; up 973 per cent), ‘X Gon’ Give It To Ya’ (5.79 million; up 900 per cent), ‘Slippin’’ (5.52 million; up 853 per cent), ‘Celebration Up (Up In Right here)’ (5.20 million; up 941 per cent) and ‘How It’s Goin’ Down’ that includes Religion Evans (3.52 million; up 691 per cent).

DMX’s collected songs and albums bought 101,000 copies within the US from April 9-11 – up 1,036 per cent in comparison with the 9,000 they bought between April 6-8. His 2010 compilation ‘The Better of DMX’ has re-entered the US albums charts (dated April 17, reflecting gross sales and streaming knowledge within the week ending April 8) at quantity 73.

Ruff Ryders Leisure co-founder Darrin “Dee” Dean stated over the weekend that DMX‘s final album, which has yet to be released, is probably one of his “best”.

Among the many many individuals who’ve paid tribute to DMX within the days following his loss of life are his ex-wife Tashera Simmons, Swizz Beatz and Ice Cube.

Source: Streams of DMX’s music soar by 928 per cent following his death

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