“Let Me Fly,” DMX Tribute Exhibition Opens Friday, November 3rd At Yonkers Arts


Yonkers, NY – October 30th, 2023 – Yonkers Arts and the Mulford Corporation present “Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition celebrating the life, music, impact, and enduring legacy of the legendary rapper DMX. The exhibition, curated by Ray Wilcox of Yonkers Arts, opens on November 3rd at the Yonkers Arts Project Space and Gallery. 

“Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition is a continued celebration of DMX’s life through artistic expression artists based in and around Yonkers. The exhibition features a collection of photo images and mixed media pieces anchored by professional photographer Shareif Z, also from Yonkers, whose featured images encapsulate almost two decades of DMX’s career. “Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition is also thankful for the donations from show partners Def Jam and the Timberland company. 

The idea and title of the exhibition, “Let Me Fly,” comes from one of DMX’s more personal songs featured on his iconic debut album, “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot.” The song serves as a cathartic outlet for him to express his pain and need for redemption. An introspective testimonial of struggle and resilience The desire to be free, to fly, or to just give him five (bleeping) minutes to breathe. The exhibition is DMX’s story told through his own words via song lyrics, interview quotes, and general information. 

“Let Me Fly”, a DMX Tribute exhibition is sponsored by the Mulford Corporation under the direction of Municipal Housing Authority CEO Wilson Kimball, the City of Yonkers, Arts Westchester, Yonkers PBA, and Yonkers Arts. It will be showcased at the Yonkers Arts Project Space from November until February. 

Registration is required for reception. Entrance to the exhibition is 100% free to the public. Opening Reception Registration Link. 

For more information about the “Let Me Fly”, a DMX Tribute exhibition, please visit director@yonkersarts.org.

AJ Woodson
AJ Woodson
AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief and co-owner of Black Westchester, Host & Producer of the People Before Politics Radio Show, An Author, Journalism Fellow (Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism), Rap Artist - one third of the legendary underground rap group JVC FORCE known for the single Strong Island, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian, Documentarian, Activist, Criminal Justice Advocate and Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale, Sonicnet.com, Launch.com, Rolling Out Newspaper, Daily Challenge Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine, Word Up! Magazine, On The Go Magazine and several others.

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