Formed Date
December 12, 1981
Origin
Queens, NY
Genre
Hip Hop
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Joseph Simmons

1965-2002

Jam Master Jay

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Darryl McDaniels

About Run–D.M.C.

About

Rap group that was nominated for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the Grammys in 1987. In 2009, they were the second hip-hop group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Trivia

They revolutionized the sound of rap with their remix of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way."