I can remember hearing X’s growl and being hooked by his voice the first time I heard “Get At Me Dog” in 1998. “What must I go through to show you sh*t is real/And I ain’t really never gave a f*ck how n*ggas feel” sat in my chest, almost foreshadowing the years in front of me that would leave me traumatized from amerikkka’s War against African and other Indigenous People. What makes X one of the most beloved artists of his era was Earl’s ability to stay gritty…