What's My Name? (DMX song)

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"What's My Name?"
Single by DMX
from the album ...And Then There Was X
Released January 10, 2000
Recorded 1999
Genre Hardcore hip hop, gangsta rap
Length 3:52
Label Ruff Ryders, Def Jam
Writer(s) Earl Simmons
Producer(s) Self, Irv Gotti
DMX singles chronology
"No Love 4 Me"
"What's My Name?"
"What These Bitches Want"

"What's My Name?"is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the first single released from his third album ...And Then There Was X (1999). The single peaked at #67 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. "What's My Name?" was produced by Self and co-produced by Irv Gotti.

Music video[edit]

The video for "What's My Name?" is somewhat similar to Lenny Kravitz's "Are You Gonna Go My Way" and Mint Condition's "Is This Pain Our Pleasure". The music video features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Ja Rule, Ruff Ryders, Irv Gotti and Murder Inc.


Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 67
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 23
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 11


  1. ^ "Artist Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved April 6, 2009.