“About Hip Hop”
Darryl McDaniels, D.M.C. was born 1964 in New York and is one of three members of rap group Run-D.M.C. Darryl grew up in New York and taught himself to DJ. Run-D.M.C. was founded in 1982, only one year later they released the first hit single “It’s Like That”. Run-D.M.C. was the first hip hop band on the cover of music magazine “Rolling Stone” and they were the first to achieve a golden album and later a platinum album. Their videos appeared on MTV as the first rap group ever. D.M.C. cooperated with several artists, such as Aerosmith and released two solo albums. D.M.C. is a pioneer in the hip hop movement and is inspiring and empowering younger hip hop artists, giving them trust and courage in the hip hop music and culture.