Run-D.M.C.

 

By Scott Feemster

 

To say that the trio of Run-D.M.C. were important to the early development of hip-hop would be an understatement. They were the group that were responsible, more than any other artist, for bringing hip-hop out of the urban ghettos and in to the mainstream of American music. They were one of the first groups to show that for a young person to be heard musically, you didn't just need a guitar, three chords and the truth. Now you could have a beat box, a turntable, and the truth. Run-D.M.C. were also one of the first hip-hop groups to construct whole,... Read More

Genre:
Hip Hop, Old School
City Of Origin:
New York City, ,New York United States
Formed Date:
1982
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