• Dream Team/Hype Backlash: His much-hyped collaboration with Eminem was kind of mediocre.
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks!- His later albums progressively turned towards more pop-styled beats.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Hooding" a video or flash animation. Example here, but make sure your speakers are turned down.
    • The usage of "X Gon' Give It To Ya."
  • Older Than They Think: DMX was recording demos nearly a decade before It's Dark and Hell Is Hot was released.
  • Signature Song: "Party Up" and "Ruff Ryder's Anthem" were the original contender. "X Gon' Give It To Ya" has gained traction for its usage in both Rick and Morty and later Deadpool.
  • Tear Jerker: "The Rain".
  • The Tyson Zone: He would certainly qualify, given his lengthy criminal record and various other antics in his personal life. Some of which can be seen here.