Who Is Tacoma Simmons? All About The Late Rapper DMZ’s Son

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Tacoma Simmons is a manager at Guitar Center. He has also mentioned himself as a musical composer on Instagram. But, Tacoma is more in the media as the son of late controversial rapper and actor, Earl Simmons (better known as DMX).

His father who died from a drug overdose at 50 sold over 74 million records worldwide. Some of his wild-hit albums include It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, … And Then There Was X, and more. Meanwhile, Tacoma’s mother Tashera Simmons, a New York, New York native used to work as a producer.

Besides, Tacoma has also three biological siblings and eleven half-siblings from his father’s multiple extramarital affairs. Well, here we have come with several other interesting facts about Tacoma including his girlfriend and more… Let’s begin!

How old is Tacoma Simmons? His Birth Details

Born in 1999, Tacoma is aged 23 as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on 27th August.

Tacoma, the second-born child of DMX
Tacoma, the second-born child of DMX.
Source: Facebook

Commemorate his last born day in August 2021, his doting mom Tashera uploaded a short video featuring numerous childhood photos of her son. She wrote the caption,

“22 years ago today my baby @tacomasimmons came into our lives!”

The ex-celebrity spouse continued,

“What a journey it has been! You bring so much joy to our family! So much character! So much love!”

Tashera further added,

“Mommy is so proud of you! Continue to live your life free! Cherish the ones you”

The proud mom of four kids has also shared numerous photos of her kids on social media handles, flaunting her immense love for them.

Tacoma Simmons Parents

His father DMX was deemed as one the most influential rappers during the 1990s and early 2000s. His debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, released in 1998 became cult hit,  selling over 250k copies within its first week of release. His other best-selling album, …And Then There Was X released in 1999. It also featured the most successful single “Party Up (Uo in Here).”

In addition, the rapper had featured in dozens of movies, most significantly of which are Romeo Must Die, Cradle 2 the Grave, Exit Wounds, and Last Hour.

As for Tacoma’s mother, the 51-year-old Tashera worked in a few TV series that include Uncensored, Starter Wives, and Trippin as well.

Besides, Tacoma is the granddaughter of Arnett Simmons.

They Were Childhood Friends

Talking about Tacoma’s parents’ love story, the two first met when Tashera was 11. After becoming friends for a few years, they began dating and were in a relationship for several years before their 1999 wedding.

Tacoma and her late ex-hubby DMX married for over a decade before they separated in mid-2010.

His Early Life and College

Tacoma Simmons spent most part of his childhood in his hometown of Mount Kisco, New York. Talking about his academic achievement, the star kid graduated from Fox Lane High School.

What is Tacoma’s Ethnicity?

He is an Afro-American as per his ethnicity and belongs to an American nationality.

How Many Siblings Does Tacoma Have?

He has three biological siblings; two brothers Xavier, born in 1992, and Sean, born in 2002 as well as a sister named Praise Mary Ella, born in 2005. His older brother Xavier, a Westchester Community College graduate previously worked at The Ball Factory.

Apparently, Tacoma’s younger brother Sean is a boss at Red Lobster. In the past, Sean used to work at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester.

Has Eleven Half-Siblings

DMX, the late famed rapper had fifteen children in total. He shared four kids with his ex-wife Tashera. And the rest of eleven the late artist had out of wedlock. Tacoma’s half-siblings include a brother named Exodus and a sister who was named after the late singer Aaliyah Haughton.

Tacoma Simmons brothers and sisters
Tacoma Simmons’ family members.
Source: Instagram

Unfortunately, the details of her other half-siblings are somewhat scant.

DMX Son Tacoma Simmons’ Career: Is a Music Composer

While there isn’t more about his professional details, looking at his social media profiles, it looks like DMX’s son Tacoma is following in his father’s footsteps. He has mentioned himself as a musical composer on his Instagram account.

Furthermore, as per his Facebook profile, Tacoma is a manager at Guitar Center. He has also uploaded dozens of videos, playing the guitar of several hard-hitting songs.

What is the Cause of His Father’s Death?

Earl Simmons (better known by his stage name DMX) was dabbled into the drug addition from the young age of 14. Even after a series of rehabilitation facilities, the rapper was never able to win over the addiction. As a result, it eventually ruined his musical career and his life as well.


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On 2nd April 2021, Simmons was rushed to the hospital following a heart attack at his home. Sources believe that the attack might be resulting from a drug overdose. Unfortunately, ever since the rapper was admitted to the hospital, his health became worse and worse. He eventually died on 9th April. And the cause of his death was a cocaine-induced heart attack.

What is Tacoma Simmons Net Worth?

As per sources, Tacoma’s estimated fortune is $1 million in 2023. On the other hand, Simmons’ late father DMX had a net worth of -$1 million at the time of his demise.

Is Tacoma Simmons Dating Anyone?

No, the musical composer isn’t dating anyone at present. He neither has talked about his love life openly to date. Instead, DMX’s son Simmons has mentioned himself as “single” on his Facebook bio.


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