Darryl "DMC" McDaniels: The King of Rock

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels: The King of Rock

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - February 18, 2020 - 1:02:07

RUN DMC were the first rap group on the cover of Rolling Stone. The first to go gold, platinum and multi-platinum. They were true pioneers of Hip Hop in the 80’s, releasing classic albums like “Raising Hell” and “Tougher Than Leather” — both collaborations with Rick Rubin. But by the 90s Hip Hop and changed. RUN DMC were struggling to find their way and so was Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. The self-proclaimed "King of Rock" tells Rick that at one point, the only thing giving him the will to live, was a Sarah McLachlan song.

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