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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “Nautilus”

Like Steely Dan, Bob James has found favor due to a level of now-elusive sophisticated smoothness that translates surprisingly well to hip-hop reinterpretation.
Nate Patrin | November 26, 2018 - 1:23 pm

Interview

Daryl McDaniels Talks Die Hard, Keith Haring, & Run-D.M.C.’s “Christmas In Hollis” 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago this Oct. 12, A&M Records released the Special Olympics benefit LP A Very Special Christmas. Adorned with album art by Downtown New…
Billboard | December 21, 2017 - 2:07 pm

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Public Enemy – “Public Enemy Number Won” (Feat. Mike-D, Ad-Rock, & Run-DMC)

We may have reached the point where we can forget all about Public Enemy staging a breakup hoax earlier this year. Earlier this month, the…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2020 - 10:48 am

Public Enemy Announce New Album Feat. Beastie Boys, Run-DMC, George Clinton, More

The great agit-rap institution Public Enemy got off to a shaky start in 2020 -- a Bernie Sanders campaign appearance that led to a split
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2020 - 9:02 am

Jam Master Jay Murder Suspects Arrested

Two men have been arrested in connection with the 2002 murder of Run-DMC member Jam Master Jay. As The New York Times reports, federal prosecutors…
James Rettig | August 17, 2020 - 1:32 pm

Grammys 2020: Aerosmith & Run-DMC Perform “Walk This Way” Without Drummer Joey Kramer

The Aerosmith performance was a big source of controversy at the Grammys this year, second only to the Grammys own problem with corruption, vote-fixing, and
James Rettig | January 26, 2020 - 10:10 pm

More Grammys 2020 Performers Announced: ROSALÍA, Tyler, The Creator, Aerosmith With Run-D.M.C. & Charlie Wilson

The Grammys are creeping up on us quite quickly. Thanks to the Oscars moving up their broadcast to 2/9 and the Super Bowl going down…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2020 - 10:51 am

Interview

Daryl McDaniels Talks Die Hard, Keith Haring, & Run-D.M.C.’s “Christmas In Hollis” 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago this Oct. 12, A&M Records released the Special Olympics benefit LP A Very Special Christmas. Adorned with album art by Downtown New…
Billboard | December 21, 2017 - 2:07 pm

Case Remains Cold On 15th Anniversary Of Jam Master Jay’s Murder

A mural of Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay, his arms crossed in defiance, looms over the hallway of the Queens recording studio where he was shot…
Tom Hays / AP | October 30, 2017 - 8:47 am

Run-D.M.C. Sue Walmart & Amazon For $50M Over Knockoff Merch

Run-D.M.C.'s logo is one the most iconic in music -- so iconic, in fact, that it's often repurposed for parodies like the Run D.C. apparel
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2016 - 4:06 pm

Watch SNL’s “Last Christmas With Obama” Music Video With Chance The Rapper & D.M.C.

Chance The Rapper didn't host Saturday Night Live last night, but he certainly took it over. Chancellor Bennett's third appearance on the show (second as…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2016 - 9:58 am

Sarah McLachlan Song Saved D.M.C. From Suicide

Daryl "D.M.C." McDaniels of pioneering rap duo Run D.M.C. struggled with severe depression and suicidal thoughts in the late '90s, and he opens up about…
Collin Robinson | July 1, 2016 - 10:58 am

Run-D.M.C., Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane Among Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Recording Academy announced the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients today and there is a bit of history being made. Run-D.M.C. will be the first…
Collin Robinson | January 14, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Watch Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Chance The Rapper, & Jack Antonoff Cover The ’80s At Bonnaroo’s SuperJam

SuperJam is a unique late-night tent destination at Bonnaroo at which disparate artists take turns knocking out a set of classic covers. There are two…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Bonnaroo Reveals Throwback SuperJam 2015 Lineup

Full-blown festival season is fast-approaching, and we've already seen artist portraits from Shaky Knees and Sasquatch! and heard Tom's stories from Coachella. Bonnaroo will go…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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