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DMX: Don’t Try to Understand

TV-MA | documentaries | 1 HR 23 MIN | 2021

Focusing on a year in the life of rapper Earl “DMX” Simmons as he is released from prison in early 2019, the film bears witness to a man searching for reinvention and redemption, striving to stay true to himself while re-establishing himself as a father, an artist and an icon.

Music Box series, a Ringer Films Production in association with Polygram Entertainment, is created by Bill Simmons. DMX: Don’t Try to Understand is directed by Christopher Frierson (The King). 

Directing DMX With Christopher Frierson

Director Christopher Frierson shares what drew him to this project and describes what makes DMX so special, as an artist and as a person.