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Formed: 1982 in Queens, New York, NY
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Disbanded: Nov 6, 2002
Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: Jam Master Jay, Darryl "D.M.C." M..., Joseph "Run" Simmons, Rev Run
Biography: More than any other hip-hop group, Run-D.M.C. are responsible for the sound and style of the music. As the first hardcore rap outfit, the trio set the sound and style for the next decade of rap. With their spare beats and excursions into heavy metal samples, the trio were tougher and more menacing than ...Read full biography
Raising Hell
Released: 1986
Label: Profile/Heritage Catalog
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Raising Hell
Released: 1986
Label: Profile/BMG Heritage
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By their third album, Run-D.M.C. were primed for a breakthrough into the mainstream, but nobody was prepared for a blockbuster on the level of Raising Hell. Run-D.M.C. and King of Rock had established ...Read full review
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