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Run DMC Reunion in the Works?

Mon., Jul. 16, 2012 6:28 AM EDT
by Renee Gardner

The return of Run DMC, one of the greatest rap groups of all time, is definitely conceivable, but will it ever happen?

Apparently so, and a lot sooner than you think!

They haven’t performed together in over a decade, but the surviving members of Run-DMC are set to reunite this fall at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas.

 

Joseph Simmons, now known as Rev. Run, and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels retired the group after their DJ, Jam Master Jay, was killed in 2002. But it was announced Tuesday that the band will be among the performers for the Nov. 2-4 event. Festival organizers say they plan to donate some of the proceeds to the JMJ Foundation for Music, which works to give youth access to the arts.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group is best known for hits like “Walk This Way,” “It’s Like That” and “My Adidas.”

See what happens when the rappers of today’s generation don’t represent? They bring the classics back! 

 

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