run d.m.c.

While hip-hop was still finding itself as an art form in the '80s, it didn't take long for MTV to catch on and let rap acts flourish during the MTV VMA awards.

At the height of the Run-D.M.C. era, the rap group was on top of the world and making moves that would influence hip-hop for generations to come. But when Darryl "DMC" McDaniels needed music the most, it was singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan that helped him.

At the height of the Run-D.M.C. era, the rap group was on top of the world and making moves that would influence hip-hop for generations to come. But when Darryl "DMC" McDaniels needed music the most, it was singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan that helped him.

Straight Outta Hollis. Jam Master Jay, one-third of the pioneering group Run-D.M.C., would’ve been 50 years old today. Jay was the mastermind behind the group, fronted by Joseph “Run” Simmons and Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels. The Lee jeans-wearing, adidas-stomping crew led rap in its most formidable times during the mid 1980s, and was the first hip-hop collective to […]

Members of Run-D.M.C., known for hits like “Walk This Way” and “My Adidas,” will make history as the first hip-hop artists to receive the award.

The Grammys keep snubbing Nas. The Queens rapper has been nominated a whopping 13 times and has not won a single award, which is surprising…