B.O.B Reveals He Learned to Rap From DMX

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DMX has fallen from grace since his rise over a decade ago.

But in a recent article by XXL Magazine, artist B.O.B admitted that the mega hit DMX album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot actually taught him how to rap.

This is not much of a surprise considering the 'Ruff Ryders Anthem' (released in 1998) was one of the biggest hits of that whole era. In fact, when MTV actually played music videos, DMX was constantly being played. So it's really no surprise that DMX was a big influence on the newest stars to hit the mic.

Amongst B.O.B, other artists reveal who influenced them early on. For example, Hopsin credits Eminem with early inspiration, Atmosphere says Public Enemy changed his life, and Ab-Soul was a Bone Thugs-n-Harmony fan.

B.O.B recently revealed that he is in the studio working on some new songs, which by his fans reactions is long overdue. Check out B.O.B in the studio as posted on Instagram.