Rapper Roxanne Shante Shares Emotional Story of Trauma and Abuse DMX Endured Roxanne Shante took to social media to share her emotional connection to DMX. She shared they both suffered from childhood trauma. As soon as me and DMX came in contact with each other, we already knew what was done to that spirit. She shared the stories that both she and DMX had in common. It was very heartbreaking for her as she told the story through tears. Do you know someone who is battling addiction and/or trauma?