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For nearly 20 years, there were very few leads and no explanation for the ambush killing of Run-D.M.C.’s legendary deejay, Jam Master Jay, inside his New York City studio. It turns out the suspect authorities are charging with Jay’s death reportedly slept on the rap icon’s couch just a few days before allegedly shooting him…

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Casamigos Tequila took over the Sunset Strip last night with their famous Halloween party. George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman’s highly-coveted event completely transformed an iconic venue into a ‘70s discotheque with all of Hollywood coming out to celebrate including Amal Clooney, Kaia and Presley Gerber, DeAndre Jordan, Russell Simmons, Alessandra Ambrosio, Joanna Krupa,…

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Real hip-hop lives. Hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C., EPMD and Rakim moved the crowd at Detroit’s Chene Park this past weekend. Presented by Fort Knox Entertainment, the show was jam-packed with a sold-out crowd. “I wanted to throw the most epic concert, party, reunion, celebration, or whatever someone chooses to call it this year, and stamp FKE as the new…

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Run-DMC takes mega-retailers Wal-Mart, Amazon, and Jet to task. On Thursday, the hip hop group, which hails from Hollis, Queens, New York, filed a $50M lawsuit in the Big Apple, accusing the merchants and other retailers of selling products branded with the rap group’s name without permission. According to documents, founder and owner of the…

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  The end of 2016 is near and Christmas is finally here. On this day, families everywhere will be tearing gifts open, sharing smiles, and playing Christmas music. In case you’re in the mood for some hip-hop Christmas music, here are the five most memorable Christmas rap songs of all time.   RUN-DMC – “Christmas…

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Like beauty, the definition of good music is in the eye (or ear) of the beholder. But if you ask Gene Simmons, member of the classic rock band KISS, what constitutes good music, chances are his answer won’t be “rap.” In an interview with Rolling Stone, Simmons said, “I am looking forward to the death…

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Rev. Run was spotted downtown at the AT&T store in Chicago on Tuesday, Dec. 15. He had a meet and greet and shared some inspirational messages as a part of AT&T’s #InspiredMobility campaign. The crowd was encouraged to share their own inspirational messages with the hashtag #InspiredMobility. Some Chicago pastors came to the AT&T store…

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Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl McDaniels was a guest on the VH1 special, “Love & Hip Hop: Out in Hip Hop,” which featured an open discussion on the relationship between the LGBT community and its relationship with hip-hop. The show aired immediately following the latest episode of “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood.” McDaniels took part in an industry panel that included Allhiphop.com’s Chuck Creekmur, celebrity…

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Run DMC kept the crowd moving and energized on the Electric Ballroom Stage at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday during Music Midtown. The two day sold out festival will host a long list of talent on three separate stages beginning at noon and running until midnight. They performed crowd favorites like “Walk This Way”,…

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Sean Puffy Combs is not new to the music industry nor is he new to Throwback Thursday on Instagram. Posting photos with catch phrases on his page, you never know who might show up or just how far he will go back. He recently shared the above photo of him and Nasir Jones quoting, “You can…

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DJ Meta Smith, aka Mixtress Meta isn’t just some pretty model turned DJ. Having began spinning over 10 years ago under the tutelage of her childhood friend, the legendary DJ Mark Fuller, and honing her skills at Chicago venues such as Cinnibar, Jet, and Boutique to name a few, Meta has become one of the…

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Diggy Simmons, the son of Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C. and has created a lane for himself in the rap game. Following in his fathers footsteps Diggy, won a NAACP award last year for Outstanding New Artist. Being in the limelight since he was a child, Diggy has grown up before our eyes on his father’s reality show, “Run’s…

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Last year in Philadelphia, Jay Z curated the “Made In America Festival.” The event was filmed by Ron Howard and now the Made In America documentary will premiere on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET/PT Oct. 11 and will make a Sept. 7 debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Performances and interviews include appearances by Pearl Jam, Kanye…

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After it was reported that Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl “DMC” McDaniels dismissed artists like Jay Z and Lil Wayne as “not hot,” and stated that their fans are “brainwashed,” the self-proclaimed “King of Rock” decided to step forward and clarify his comments. According to AllHipHop’s Illseed, DMC has addressed the comments, offering to better explain what he was trying to convey.

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Run-D.M.C.’s first performance in over ten years was at last year’s “Made In America” Festival, which was curated by hip-hop superstar Jay Z. But despite that connection, it looks like there may be no love between one member of hip-hop’s most legendary group and the rhymer from Brooklyn who is arguably the biggest star in the genre today.

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