DMX Bows Out Of Family Values Tour

Elton John, George Michael, DMX, Run-D.M.C., Ja Rule, Pavement, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Cat Power, Cypress Hill ...

The Family Values tour began in Pittsburgh on Tuesday (Sept. 21) without

top-selling rapper DMX, who dropped off the tour without giving

a reason, according to tour spokesperson Amanda Cagan. Rappers Ja

Rule, Mobb Deep and hip-hop veterans Run-D.M.C. are

replacing him, each playing select dates, according to Cagan. The tour

is headlined by thrash-rap band Limp Bizkit and also features

rappers Method Man and Redman, rock band Filter,

and techno duo the Crystal Method.