Ruff Ryders Return To Brooklyn

DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, and The Lox will all be taking the stage together for a Ruff Ryders Reunion show in Brooklyn, N.Y. this spring.

The gig is set to take place at

Ruff Ryders record label was founded by Joaqin and Darin Dean, who rose to prominence as managers of DMX and The Lox. DMX’s release of It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood in 1998 made him a bona fide star in the hip hop genre. The Lox was likewise a powerhouse trio in its heyday, featuring Sheek Louch, Styles P and

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DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, Mich.

Ruff Ryders was eventually retooled by the Dean brothers as Ruff Ryders Indy, a Fontana/Universal distribution company.

A press release bills the reunion as a “tour,” though only the Brooklyn date has been announced so far. The affair could try to replicate the success of Puff Daddy and his Bad Boy Reunion Tour.

You can learn more about the show at