New DMX single 'Hood Blues' released ahead of posthumous album 'Exodus'

A new song from DMX’s posthumous album, “Exodus,” has been released.

The track, titled “Hood Blues,” features X alongside Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and Conway The Machine, a trio otherwise known as Griselda, as they rap over a simple rhythm.

The record, which was co-produced by Swizz Beatz and Avenue Beatz, includes some of the late rapper’s signature ad-libs and growls in addition to his own verse.

“Hood Blues” is the first track to be released from the upcoming star-studded 13-track album, which features collaborations with some of the hottest names in the industry including Jay-Z, Nas, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne and Usher, to name a few.

“Exodus” is set to be released Friday, May 28, through Def Jam, DMX’s first with the label since 2003’s “Grand Champ.”

DMX, born Earl Simmons, died April 9 after suffering a heart attack. He was 50.

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