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Rev Run Pays Tribute To Late Producer

19th December 2014

Run-Dmc star Rev Run has paid tribute to late rap icon Larry Smith, calling him the "greatest hip hop producer of all time".Smith, who co-produced the first two Run-Dmc albums alongside Def Jam founder Russell...

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Gene Simmons: 'Rappers Don't Belong In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame'

17th March 2014

Kiss star Gene Simmons has taken aim at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bosses for inducting rappers into their Ohio museum.The bass player and his band will be added to the Hall of Fame...

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Grandmaster Flash Receives Rockwalk Honour

7th March 2014

Grandmaster Flash has become the first Dj to be inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk.The Message hitmaker, Grand Wizzard Theodore and Grand Mixer Dxt added their handprints and cement signatures outside Sunset Boulevard's Guitar Centre on Thursday...

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Fascinating Fact: 4080977

22nd February 2014

Justin Timberlake bounced back from a bad cold to help Jimmy Fallon end his first week as host of America's The Tonight Show on Friday night (21Feb14). Timberlake, who postponed a show in New York...

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Reverend Run Launching Mobile App

25th October 2013

Rap legend Reverend Run is set to launch social media app called Vowch, which will allow users to share their interests with friends and family members.The Run-Dmc star has teamed up with DJ Steph Floss...

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Dmc Wears His Adidas At Funerals

19th July 2013

Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels wears his adidas trainers at funerals.The 'My adidas' rapper and 80s icon is so dedicated to his favourite brand of trainers - which his group made famous by wearing without laces...

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Dmc Star Launching Comic Book Imprint

11th July 2013

Run-D.M.C. hip-hop pioneer Darryl Mcdaniels is set to launch his own comic book imprint.The It's Tricky star is teaming up with Spider-Man artist Damion Scott and Prince of Cats writer Ronald Wimberly to produce a...

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Grandmaster Flash's The Message Tops Hip-hop Songs Poll

6th December 2012

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's rap anthem The Message has topped a new list of the Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.The 1982 smash hit beat out the Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight and Planet...

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Kalpen Modi: The Story Of An Actor Turned Politician

5th September 2012

Kalpen Modi, often acting under this pseudonym Kal Penn, is making waves on the political scene, reports The Washington Post, but how did he go about manoeuvring a successful movie career to working with Barack...

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Pearl Jam Close Out 'Made In America' Festival As Run Dmc Return

3rd September 2012

Pearl Jam closed out a triumphant Made In America Festival, and put the icing on top of a career-spanning set some two-hours long by bringing out the man who made it all happen for a...

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Pearl Jam Rock With Jay-z

3rd September 2012

Pearl Jam closed Jay Z's new music festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday (02Sep12) by teaming up with the rapper for a special performance of his hit track 99 Problems.The hip-hop star launched his Made...

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Jay Z Closes Made In America Festival With A Few Friends

3rd September 2012

Jay Z rounded off the Made In America festival with Drake and Pearl Jam as they collaborated to perform one of the rapper's greatest hits, reports Mtv.Whilst Pearl Jam were performing the last gig, closing...

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Jay-z & Beyonce Join The Crowd For Run-dmc Show

3rd September 2012

Hip-hop's first couple Jay Z and Beyonce caused a stir at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday (02Sep12) when they decided to watch the end of Run-dmc's set from the crowd's...

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Chris Cornell Pulls Out Of Jay-z's Music Festival

30th August 2012

Soundgarden star Chris Cornell has pulled out of a planned performance at Jay Z's inaugural Made in America music festival this weekend (01-02Sep12).The rapper will launch the event in Philadelphia on 1 September (12) with...

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Run Dmc Reform For Festival Show: Their 5 Career Defining Moment

10th July 2012

Legendary rap troupe Run Dmc have announced that they'll be reforming for a festival appearance later this year. The group will be playing Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas that runs between November 2nd...

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Run-dmc Reuniting

10th July 2012

Run-DMC are reuniting.The hip-hop stars will perform for the first time in over a decade when they take to the stage at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, which takes place from November...

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Michael Fassbender To Star In Assassin's Creed

9th July 2012

Michael Fassbender is to star in 'Assassin's Creed'.The 'Shame' actor will take on the lead role in the big-screen adaptation of Ubisoft's popular video game series as well as co-producing with his DMC Film partner,...

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Nicki Minaj Should 'Go Out There And Perform, Says Dr Dre

7th June 2012

With the Nicki Minaj and Hot 97 spat showing no signs of abating, two of rap's biggest legends have weighed in on the debate, with Dr Dre and Ed Lover first addressing the issue of...

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Mark Wahlberg Donates Set Visit To Charity Auction

29th December 2011

Mark Wahlberg is auctioning off a visit to one of his movie sets in the New Year (12) to raise money for an adoption charity.The winner of the auction will be invited to meet...

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Rapper Dmc Collaborates With Actress Perrette

18th November 2011

Run-dmc star Darryl Mcdaniels has recruited Ncis actress/singer Pauley Perrette to collaborate on his first solo album since 2006.The hip-hop legend, aka Dmc, approached rocker Perrette to join him in the studio for the single...

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Snoop Dogg Attempts Twitter World Record

23rd August 2011

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg is eyeing a new record - he wants to outdo rap rival Reverend Run by sparking four million messages on Twitter.The Gin and Juice hitmaker will send out a message to...

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Dmc's Rock Return

26th July 2011

DMC's new album will be like his group Run-DMC's 1985 record 'King of Rock' "on steroids".American hip-hop star DMC - whose real name is Darryl McDaniel - said his forthcoming solo record will take inspirations...

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The Things They Say 21393

26th April 2011

"I commend the Beastie Boys for leaving Def Jam (record label). They were able to go away and keep their identity. It wasn't defined by, 'Oh, the label wants this song.' That's why they still...

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Richie And Madden Married By Rev. Run

13th December 2010

NICOLE RICHIE and JOEL MADDEN exchanged vows before hip-hop royalty on Saturday (11Dec10) - they were married by rap legend REVEREND RUN.The couple became man and wife during a romantic ceremony at the socialite's father...

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Mcdaniels' Summer Camp For Foster Kids

24th August 2010

RUN-DMC star DARRYL MCDANIELS has spent his summer counselling foster kids at a special summer camp in his native New York.The rapper co-founded Camp Felix after discovering he had been adopted at the age of...

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Mcdaniels: 'Run-dmc Reunion Not Happening'

19th April 2010

RUN-DMC star DARRYL MCDANIELS has shot down rumours the hip-hop icons will reunite at THE ROOTS' annual festival this summer (10), insisting it would be "disrespectful" to their late DJ, JAM MASTER JAY.Rappers Reverend Run...

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Rapper Crafton Dies At 47

4th March 2010

Rapper ROBERT CRAFTON III has died after suffering a stroke at the age of 47.The musician, also known as Chilly B, died on 23 February (10) in Brooklyn, New York. He also suffered from diabetes...

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Run-dmc To Reunite For The Roots?

2nd March 2010

RUN-DMC are set for a reunion at the ROOTS' annual summer Philadelphia, Pennsylvania festival, if drummer ?UESTLOVE's online hints are to be believed.Rappers Reverend Run and Darryl MCDaniels vowed never to perform again following the...

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The Things They Say 14804

26th December 2009

"Easy stuff like D'Angelo, Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke. Ne-Yo - he's lighthearted and not offensive. And a little Christmas music - I think Run DMC did a Christmas album, so did Snoop (Dogg)." Rapper...

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Run-dmc Heading To Broadway

22nd October 2009

Legendary hip-hop group RUN-DMC is to be immortalised on stage in a new Broadway musical.Tom Cruise's former producing partner Paula Wagner is in talks to create a show about the rappers' rise to fame. Wagner...

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