Kilroy’s Kwick Facts
|Who:||DMC of Run-DMC|
|From:||Hollis, Queens NY|
|Genre or Style:||Rap, Hip Hop|
|Hit Tracks:||Back from Hell, Beats to the Rhyme, Christmas in Hollis, Down With the King, Hard Times, It’s Like That and many more…|
|Best Known for:||Run-DMC’s first single “It’s Like That” which became a Top 20 R&B hit. Run-DMC is also one of the most popular and influential rappers in America|
Darryl McDaniels aka “DMC” is one of the founding members of the popular rap group Run-DMC. All members of Run-DMC(Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Jam Master Jay and Joseph “Run” Simmons) were natives of Hollis, Queens NY. Run-DMC is also one of the first and greatest hip hop superstars who introduced the rap and hip hop music to the world. Their group sold over 30 million singles and albums for the past 20 years. They were the first rappers to earn a gold album, a platinum album, and the first to hit multi-platinum.
DMC released his first book entitled “King of Rock: Respect, Responsibility and My Life with Run-DMC” (St. Martins) and his own musical project entitled Checks, Thugs, Rock-N-Roll.
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