Rev Run Says Kobe Bryant and Run-D.M.C. recorded a Song Together

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Many stories have been told about the life of Kobe Bryant over the past week, but not many have come from his rap days. Rev Run now reveals The Black Mamba had once recorded a song with Run-D.M.C. To give you an idea of when this went down, Kobe was still an adidas athlete and […]

Happy Birthday, Jam Master Jay! (RIP)

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Hip Hop lost a great DJ almost two decades ago, but in celebration of JMJ’s life today, his legacy will forever live on On this date in 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, Jason Mizell, who later became as Jam Master Jay, was born. Jay was the DJ for the legendary Kings from Hollis, Queens, Run-D.M.C. […]

Run-D.M.C. x adidas Superstar 50th Anniversary Collab Dropping In April

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adidas Originals will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Superstar silhouette with an upcoming collaboration with the legendary “Kings Of Rock”, Run DMC. The pack will release in three total color options: one in Black/Footwear White/Hi-Res Red, the next in Footwear White/Core Black/Hi-Res Red, and the last in the same scheme but is said to […]

Did You Know Chris Rock Was a DJ Before He Was a Comedian?

Did You Know Chris Rock Was a DJ Before he Was a Comedian?

Chris Rock penned the foreword for a new photo book of the Beastie Boys and Run DMC called, “Together Forever” by Glen E. Friedman. “I was a DJ way before I told jokes. Run-DMC’s ‘Sucker M.C.’s’ taught me a lot about controlling the audience. I learned things about control and timing from playing the record […]

10 Most Stylish Film Characters Played By Rappers

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We love seeing our favorite rappers take a turn to Hollywood. Giving MCs another notch on their belts to brag about on wax, acting can sometimes take a Hip-Hop star all the way to the Oscars — what’s good, Common! — or solidify a career that carries them years beyond their last hit album. Another […]

Happy 61st Birthday Russell Simmons!

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Today we celebrate the 61st birthday of Hip Hop pioneer Russell Simmons! Since the founding of Def Jam Recordings in 1983, Russell Simmons has been an instrumental part in the advancement of Hip Hop culture. Over his illustrious career Russell has launched the careers of multi-platinum artists (LL Cool J, Beastie Boys, and Public Enemy to […]

Run-D.M.C. Drops Their Third LP ‘Raising Hell’ 32 Years Ago

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32 years ago, amidst the explosion of crack cocaine in the inner cities, one of the hottest albums from the Hollis Crew came out and further solidified their status of royalty in the world of Hip Hop. Today Run-D.M.C.’s third album celebrates its born day. Raising Hell was the album that exposed Run, D, and […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Run-D.M.C. Drops Self-TItled Debut Album 34 Years Ago

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Today marks the 34nd anniversary of the release of Run-D.M.C.’s seminal self-titled album. Released in 1984, the album put Daryl McDaniels (DMC), Joseph Simmons (Rev. Run) and Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay) on the map, and launched one of the most successful careers Hip Hop has ever seen. With songs like “Sucker MCs,” “It’s Like […]