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‘It's Dark and Hell is Hot’ is the debut album of American rapper DMX, released May 12, 1998 on Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings. The album featured four singles - "Get at Me Dog", "Stop Being Greedy", "How's It Goin' Down" and the "Ruff Ryders Anthem". Referred to as one of the best debut rap albums, critics called the album a necessary introduction to one of the greatest hardcore rappers in hip-hop. DMX was praised for his imagery, stories and lyricism. The album has gained significant commercial success, selling more than 5 million copies worldwide. 




Side 1
1. Intro/It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
2. Ruff Ryders' Anthem
3. Fuckin' Wit' D
4. The Storm (Skit)


Side 2
1. Look Thru My Eyes
2. Get At Me Dog
3. Let Me Fly
4. X-Is Coming
5. Damien


Side 3
1. How's It Goin' Down
2. Mickey (Skit)
3. Crime Story 
4. Stop Being Greedy 
5. ATF


Side 4
1. For My Dogs
2. I Can Feel It 
3. Prayer (Skit) 
4. The Convo 
5. Niggaz Done Started Something

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