50 vs DMX - Who had more hype/buzz around their debut?

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50 161 79.31%
DMX 42 20.69%
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 5 years ago '04        #81
Magnolia 7 heat pts
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50 def had the BUZZ, esp with the beef. and also had a team like Eminem and Dr Dre

but X is a better rappers, more classic albums n hits
 5 years ago '06        #82
samsin420 39 heat pts39
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Easily 50. I remember when X dropped though sh*t was so fu*king ill. Dam shame he ended up the way he did. Had G.O.A.T.-like potential.
 5 years ago '13        #83
mikejuheard 43 heat pts43
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50 changed the game just from his first album and from there it was a wrap

dog man x is still a legend tho
 5 years ago '05        #84
bobbysteels18 675 heat pts675
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I would say 50 cent, people were waiting for that thanks to Em. But Dmx was big to thanks Loxs. But I wasn't checking for Dmx when his album came out. But when I did get it was straight fireeeeeeee
 07-17-2013, 04:20 PM         #85
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I will say 50 because of all the hype from his beef with Ja Rule. I wanted to see him murk Ja, go from mixtape to official mainstream and he did. Queens, NY love.
 5 years ago '05        #86
Sivraj 347 heat pts347
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50 had if not one of most def the biggest buzz in hip-hop history.

Dude had a fu*kin invasion!!!
 07-17-2013, 04:28 PM         #87
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 Califlorida said:
How you figure it isn't close, DMX had 2 #1 albums in '98.
yea dmx debut was ridiculous too so its a good question but 50s debut was unlike anything iv ever seen. not only was it probably the most hyped up debut for a rapper but in music in general as well.
 5 years ago '05        #88
THEINFAMOUS 19 heat pts19
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50 had mixtapes and the internet so......
 5 years ago '09        #89
bigscore 1690 heat pts1690
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F50...
 5 years ago '05        #90
Bea5T 137 heat pts137
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Because BX knows how much buzz DMX had
 5 years ago '04        #91
dat_boi_tj 5 heat pts
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Most of you kids werent around during the Ruff Ryders movement... X was God
 5 years ago '13        #92
Guvnor 1122 heat pts1122
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50 period.

Like the buzz 50 had was unseen of before his time.
 07-17-2013, 05:22 PM         #93
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50 without a doubt.

DMX shared his summer with Jay-Z, Camron, Mase, Noreaga, Canibus (even though his album was wack he still had a buzz), Big Pun, and a bunch of other new rappers.

There was literally no competition when 50 came out. 2003 belonged to G-Unit.
 5 years ago '08        #94
Datboitrill 18 heat pts18
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X smh 1.2 1.2 Come thru run thru oh you don't kno what dat gun do smh that intro>>>>> Dawg that's my man's n nem
 5 years ago '09        #95
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x the only n*gga to go platinum TWICE in one yr...close thread
 5 years ago '05        #96
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 Califlorida said:
Yeah but you have to take eras into account too though. DMX dropped when hip hop was still in the streets.

50 dropped and got an interview with Sway on MTV, and when hip hop was already turned out and commercialized.
dmx came out when hip hop was wearing shiny suits and turning into what it is now..DMX prolong the pac/thug life era until 50 came and hes the last of the dying breed in my opinion..
 5 years ago '04        #97
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My father had 3 of the largest black owned record stores for over 15 years and I can tell you from 1st hand this is not even close. Though DMX eventually became a big hit from battling and guest features, his initial buzz was relatively mild. 50 cent's buzz and subsequent sells was CRAZY. I still have pictures of lines of customers stretching around the block at midnight to purchase 50's GRODT.
 5 years ago '05        #98
luvdahaze 99 heat pts99
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its a whole different type of buzz too tho..50 had a swelling buzz for years that capped off in a tremendous way with his album release..DMX just came out the sky one day with get at me dog and people started flipping cars over and throwing their AC's out their building windows n sh*t. it was fast and lasted a good year then that he became who he is.
 5 years ago '13        #99
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 5 years ago '05        #100
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 Barre Kelly said:
50 without a doubt.

DMX shared his summer with Jay-Z, Camron, Mase, Noreaga, Canibus (even though his album was wack he still had a buzz), Big Pun, and a bunch of other new rappers.

There was literally no competition when 50 came out. 2003 belonged to G-Unit.

The was mad albums out the year DMX dropped, But I agree 50 really had no competition when he came out. but DMX was not wack at all..
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