Rapper DMX spent the night kicking everyone's ass at pool after his Tampa show

The Yonkers MC played The Ritz on Thursday.

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Photo via Facebook/mike84031


Embattled Yonkers rapper DMX is on the road celebrating the 20th anniversary of his landmark album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, but he spent the hours after his Tampa show at The Ritz kicking ass on some Ybor City pool tables.

Contributing CL photographer Michael Johnson was at beloved Ybor City dive Reservoir Bar, where he apparently got beat by the 48-year-old MC.

“Kind of mad that DMX just beat me at pool,” Johnson wrote on his Facebook page. Bay area radio personality and hip-hop scene cornerstone DJ Sandman also posted to social media, saying that, “X said he’s beating everyone on the pool table…”

The best part about it? DMX wearing his own concert tour T-shirt. Watch some video below.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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